Abuja – Bakassi indigenes have been told by the federal government to apply for Nigerian citizenship if they want to live in Nigeria, reports Thisday.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, said at the opening of the 32nd Session of the Cameroun-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC), in Abuja.
According to Adoke the Nigerian Constitution provides Bakassi indigenes an opportunity to apply for citizenship of Nigeria which puts them under no obligation to remain in Cameroun.
The International Court of Justice ceded Bakassi Peninsular to Cameroun in 2002.
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