International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances: Red Cross confirms about twenty-five thousand Nigerians missing

Written by on August 30, 2022

The International Committee of the Red Cross has said about twenty-five thousand people have been reported missing in Nigeria, claiming fourteen thousand out of the figure are children whose whereabouts remained unknown.

In a statement to mark the International Day of the Disappeared, the Head of Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross to Nigeria, Yann Bonzon, stated that the documented cases of missing persons were on the rise.

The International Committee of Red Cross also disclosed that these registered cases do not capture the full scope of the often-neglected and tragic humanitarian issue.


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