Nigeria: FEC approves plan to end statelessness

Published: 27/Nov/2020
Source: Punch (Abuja)

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja

The Federal government has approved a joint council memo of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development with the Federal Ministry of Interior to end statelessness in Nigeria.

It was learnt that the approval was given at the Federal Executive Council meeting held at the State House on November 25, 2020, which was presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

In a jointly processed presentation by the two ministries, the humanitarian affairs minister, Sadiya Farouq, aligned with the submission made by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, according to a statement issued by Farouq’s media aide, Nneka Anibeze, in Abuja.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2020