The departments of Téra and Gothèye welcome this Thursday, June 9, 2022 the President of the Republic HE. Mohamed Bazoum for a working visit to the field.
This displacement follows that carried out in Torodi and Makalondi on June 3, areas which suffer from residual insecurity from non-State Armed Groups (NSAGs) invariably evolving between the borders of Burkina, Benin with incursions into Niger and consequently movements populations to safer rural or urban centres.
The Head of State, as usual, will carry the messages of solidarity of the Nation and of hope for the resorption of the danger of insecurity in view of the significant military and logistical means implemented in the bilateral framework with Burkina with Operation Taanli in particular or the international coalition.
In Téra and Gothèye, border areas of Burkina, President Mohamed BAZOUM will listen to the population to whom he will reaffirm the action
ongoing military but will also deliver its strategy for the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their social ties with the promise of guaranteed security.
The multifaceted threats that the NSAGs engage in relate to assassinations, kidnappings of people, theft of cattle, burning of schools, telephone relay stations, destruction of shops and money transfer agencies and villages perpetrated by the terrorists before retreating towards the borders of Burkina and Mali.
More than 15,000 people (2,197 households) have fled their villages to seek refuge in safer neighboring villages.
The Head of State, who has made security his top priority, has undertaken regular visits over the past year to areas under pressure from Armed Terrorist Groups scouring certain regions of Niger. Go to
populations, reassuring, recalling military resources and seeking appropriate solutions for the return of displaced persons, these are the leitmotifs that surround these trips on the ground.
These steps of the President of the Republic intervene after the initiatives of plan of return in their village of origin of the populations
displaced, during his trip to Baroua (Diffa), on July 1 and 3, 2021, in Gabi, Dan Kano (Maradi, Nigeria border), on August 1 and 2, 2021, in Anzourou (3 border area) on 10 -September 11, 2021 and in TorodiMakalondi on June 3
Source: Presidency of the Republic of Niger