Insecurity, unemployment responsible for ‘Japa’ syndrome — NIDCOM
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on June 1, 2023
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that insecurity and unemployment are factors responsible for the recent ‘Japa’ Syndrome”, stressing the need to make the country conducive for Nigerians.
Dabiri-Erewa, represented by Kanyinsola Adetunmbi, a member of staff of the commission, said this in Abuja on Wednesday at the 6th Abuja School Debate Tournament on ‘Addressing the Japa Syndrome, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’.
The nation reports that the tournament was organised by Chen Teen and Youths Development Initiatives (CTYDI), an NGO in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education.
She said that though migration is a fundamental human rights as it has several positive attributes, it also has its bad and ugly sides.