NiDCOM, IOM parley on better diaspora relations

Stakeholders in the Diaspora matters have described reinforced networking and synergy among all as critical for the promotion of diaspora relations for national building.   This was one of the highlights at the fourth Summit of the Standing Committee on Diaspora Matters and the State Diaspora Focal Point Officers (SDFPOs), organised by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Abuja.   In his opening remarks, representative of the Chief of Mission for the IOM, Mr. Victor Lutenco, stressed the need for a robust…

IOM,NiDCOM partner to curb irregular migration

The Head of Lagos Sub -office and Senior Programme Coordinator, Migration Management, International Organization For Migration (IOM),Mr Victor Lutenco said partnership with Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), to build legal pathways for Regular migration became pertinent and inevitable.   Mr Lutenco stated this during a visit to the Chiarman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa in Abuja. The IOM Programme Chief said the visit to NIDCOM is focused on dealing with emergency situations, humanitarian context, consequences of irregular migration, and trying to provide assistance in terms of rehabilitation…