NCFRMI NEWS - Lagos now officially becomes a refugee friendly city to create inclusiveness and promote hope for refugees and other PoCs

The Honorable Federal Commissioner Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim fsi in collaboration with UNHCR hosted The Executive Governor of Lagos State His Excellency Babajide Sanwo Olu to the signing of the declaration of Lagos as a refugee friendly city.

In her remarks “ The signing underscores the place of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons and other Persons of Concern (PoCs) in the heart of the Executive Governor. Lagos has always been and particularly under the current leadership, has created inclusiveness and promoted hope for refugees and other PoCs through favourable policies in the areas of education, health and social services. With the signing, Lagos is going to join other league of towns and cities in the world that have signed the Declaration.

In attendance was the Representative of the Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, UNHCR Country Representative Ms. Chansa Kapaya, Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Special Duties, Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development LASG, DG NIALS Prof MT Ladan amongst others.


Author: NCFRMI staff

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