17 Years after, farewell to Oru camp refugees

Published: 28/Jun/2007
Source: This Day

Lagos — From July 1, refugees hitherto sheltered in the comfort zone of the Oru camp will have to face the challenges of a new lifestyle either in Nigeria or in their home countries where peace and nomalcy have returned after the civil war years that plagued Sierra Leone and Liberia. Oke Epia writes

An abrupt and rude rupture of life at home occasioned the first transition. Now, as peace and security return to their homestead in the earstwhile strife-ravaged states, a second transition inevitably beckons.

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Themes: Deportation and Mass Expulsions
Regions: West Africa, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Year: 2007