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Cameroon – Turkey: Turkey provides 35 tons of food to displaced populations and refugees of Minawao

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Written by Deckson N.

The donation was presented to them on May 18 by Ambassador Murat Ülkü.

Murat Ülkü, the new Turkish Ambassador to Cameroon, handed to the displaced and refugees of Minawao food and other necessities. The amount of the donation is estimated at about 19.5 million CFA Francs. Midjiyawa Bakari, the Governor of the Far North Region received this gift on 18 May at the esplanade of his services.

The national daily newspaper Cameroon Tribune of May 19, 2016 said that the Governor, during the ceremony, did not fail to thank the benefactors of the day. “He took this opportunity to thank Turkey for this multifaceted support that this country continues to provide the people of the Far North in general and those of Maroua in particular, through the Turkish NGO “ACAMAS “well known for its social works, “writes the newspaper.

For the diplomat, the occasion was suitable to reiterate the contribution of his country in the war effort in Cameroon. “We are all part of the great family of mankind and we’ll close ranks and strive together to overcome our difficulties,” he said.

After Maroua, the Ambassador visited the camp of Nigerian refugee in Minawao. There, here was welcomed by Christian Joseph Abouma Biloa, the D.O of Mokolo. Murat Ülkü said he was touched by the fact that the State of Cameroon accepted to welcome on her land, the people of Nigeria plagued with Boko Haram. And this “without any calculation of interest“.

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