30,000 Nigerian refugees are presently residing in neighbouring countries due to the worsening insecurity in the country-

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has confirmed that 330,000 Nigerian refugees are presently residing in neighbouring countries due to the worsening insecurity in the country.


Farouq disclosed this over the weekend when she was hosted in a Chatham House Webinar to discuss Nigeria’s humanitarian challenges and worsening food crises in Nigeria.


The breakdown of the 330,000 Nigerian refugees in neighbouring countries, according to the minister, “consists 16,634 in Chad, 118,409 in Cameroon, while Niger Republic has 186,957.”

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