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  Ogoja Cross River 15 November 2022 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR handed over two fully built and fully equipped health centers to the Cross River government for use in the local government area of Ogoja UNHCR Country Representative Ms Chansa Kapaya who launched the health centers in Ogoja thanked the Federal Government and Cross River in particular for hosting the Cameroonian refugees The Nigerian News Agency reports that the health centers are located in the communities of Adagom and Ukende Kapaya said the statistics of 85 000 refugees in Nigeria were the refugees officially registered by the National Commission for Refugees adding that Cross River alone hosts more than 50 000 refugees She said UNHCR recently distributed 200 boxes carrying vaccines and a fully equipped ambulance and security van to ensure the safety of the locals and refugees in Ogoja He took the opportunity to call on the Cross River government to increase the number of healthcare workers at the facility so that healthcare services reach the vulnerable population UNHCR Ogoja Field Office Chief Mr Tesfaye Beleke said that in addition to the health facilities many schools were renovated and built across the state The Director General of the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency Mr Princewill Ayim reiterated the government s commitment to provide the necessary support to enhance effective response For his part Mr Innocent Efoghe Zonal Coordinator of the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons thanked UNHCR for providing and equipping the health centers Dr Janet Ekpenyong Director General of the Cross River Primary Health Care Agency who received the health facilities thanked UNHCR for interventions to improve the lives of Cameroonian refugees and host communities He announced that more health workers would be sent to the facilities to improve the maximum delivery of health services The president of the Ogoja local government council Mr Emmanuel Ishabor thanked UNHCR for recognizing the support given to the refugees and for building the health facilities edited Source Credit NAN
UNHCR hands over completed health centres to C/River Gov’t

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Ogoja (Cross River), 15 November 2022 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) handed over two fully-built and fully equipped health centers to the Cross River government for use in the local government area of Ogoja.

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UNHCR Country Representative

UNHCR Country Representative, Ms. Chansa Kapaya, who launched the health centers in Ogoja, thanked the Federal Government and Cross River in particular for hosting the Cameroonian refugees.

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News Agency

The Nigerian News Agency reports that the health centers are located in the communities of Adagom and Ukende.

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National Commission for Refugees

Kapaya said the statistics of 85,000 refugees in Nigeria were the refugees officially registered by the National Commission for Refugees, adding that Cross River alone hosts more than 50,000 refugees.

She said UNHCR recently distributed 200 boxes carrying vaccines and a fully equipped ambulance and security van to ensure the safety of the locals and refugees in Ogoja.

Cross River

He took the opportunity to call on the Cross River government to increase the number of healthcare workers at the facility so that healthcare services reach the vulnerable population.

UNHCR Ogoja Field Office Chief Mr

UNHCR Ogoja Field Office Chief Mr. Tesfaye Beleke said that in addition to the health facilities, many schools were renovated and built across the state.

Director General of the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency

The Director General of the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Princewill Ayim, reiterated the government’s commitment to provide the necessary support to enhance effective response.

Innocent Efoghe

For his part, Mr. Innocent Efoghe, Zonal Coordinator of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, thanked UNHCR for providing and equipping the health centers.

Janet Ekpenyong

Dr Janet Ekpenyong, Director General of the Cross River Primary Health Care Agency, who received the health facilities, thanked UNHCR for interventions to improve the lives of Cameroonian refugees and host communities.

He announced that more health workers would be sent to the facilities to improve the maximum delivery of health services.

Emmanuel Ishabor

The president of the Ogoja local government council, Mr. Emmanuel Ishabor, thanked UNHCR for recognizing the support given to the refugees and for building the health facilities.

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Source Credit

Source Credit: NAN

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