Nigerians Make Up More of 750,000 Stateless West Africans

Published: 22/Dec/2016
Source: This Day (Lagos)

Abuja — The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) has said that by virtue of Nigeria’s population and emergence of insurgency in the North East in 2009, the country currently contributes more to the 750,000 people that the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said are without legal bond to any state in the West African region.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: West Africa, Nigeria
Year: 2016