Photo News Archives For the first time in the history of the country, the United Nations Security Council visited Nigeria, albeit from Sunday, March 5 to Monday, March 6 2017.
The UN delegation visited the cities of Maiduguri in Borno State and Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
On arriving Maiduguri on Sunday, the Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region met local officials and civil society organisations before visiting an IDP camp. Later in the evening, the Council transferred to Abuja.
Members of the UN Security Council arrive Maiduguri in Borno State as part of Lake Chad region visit observing needs and scaled-up response
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UN Security Council members in a meeting with internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, in a bid to getting first hand info on their challenges
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