Niger repatriated 454 Almajarais to their various areas of destination-Commissioner.
Niger state government has repatriated about 454 almajarais to their various areas of destination. The programme is coordinated by the state Ministry of Education under the watchful eyes of Hon. commissioner Hajiya Hannatu Jibrin Salihu in collabora View pictures in App save up to 80% data. tion with Ministry of Health, bureau for Religious Affairs, Ministry of Transportation and Child's Right Agency. According to Commissioner, the programme aimed at protecting Almajarai against the spread of COVID-19 and street begging as agreed upon by the northern governors' forum.
The breakdown showed the repatriation of 141 within the state others include Niger Repunlic 17, Benin Republic 1, Katsina 116, Jigawa 1,
Other areas they were repatriated to included Plateau 12, Kano 42, Kaduna 22, Ekiti 1, Osun 1, Kogi, Abuja 8 and Bauchi 4.
Further breakdown of repatriation showed thus Kwara 23, Zanfara 28, Yobe 2 and Kebi 72.
Meanwhile the state government has quarantined 611 Almajarai at CAILS Tudun Fulani Bosso in the state and a check in the camp showed that the Almajarai were well fed and accommodated.
The effort of Hon. Commissioner of Education and her team was largely louded by many people who visited the camp where they were accommodated before repatriation. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.