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Cameroon: IDPs receive humanitarian aid in West region

Internally displaced persons in the West region have received humanitarian assistance from the Head of State Paul Biya in order to enable them prepare for back to school.

Chairing a ceremony to hand over the relieve to some 700 internally displaced persons in Bafoussam on Tuesday, the Minister of Territorial Administration Paul Atanga Nji told the beneficiaries government is very attentive to their plight.

He told them the Head of State Paul Biya has given firm instructions for measures to be taken for security to return in the North West and South West regions so that they could return to their homes and resume their normal lives.

  • IDPs in Bafoussam waiting to receive humanitarian aid


Amongst the items distributed to the internally displaced persons were 700 mattreses, 1400 blankets, 1400 bags of rice, 175 cartons of savon, 34 cartons of sugar, 234 cartons oil and 100 cartons of fish.

The spokesperson of the IDPs thanked the government for the efforts to see they are at home wherever they find themselves but called for special measures to be taken so that their children could be admitted into schools in the region.

Minister Atanga Nji supervising distribution of humanitarian aid

Paul tanga Nji reassured them all special measures have been taken to ensure all their children go to school as he said education authorities in the region have been given instructions to that effect by the government.

The Minister of Territorial Administration was equally in Dschang in the Menoua division where he carried out a similar exercise before holding a security meeting with officials of the region on Wednesday in Bafoussam.

Paul Atanga Nji will round up his visit in the West region with a final stop in the Noun ,Division.

Published on 05.05.2023

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