YAOUNDE, Cameroon

After waiting for several days at the border, nearly 1,000 Chadian students in Cameroon returned to their country on Thursday, an official told Anadolu Agency.

“Nearly 1,000 Chadian students who are pursuing higher education in Cameroon, returned to Chad on Thursday.

“They had expressed their willingness to return to Chad following the coronavirus pandemic,” Chad’s Ambassador to Cameroon Djiddi Bichara Hassan said.

According to the students, their return to Chad was not easy because of the closure of the border between the two countries.

“We spent three days in the open air on the Ngueli Bridge,” which connects

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