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As countdown begins to the 4th Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) Global Migration summit in Toronto, Canada, the President of the non-profit body of over 300 journalists and other volunteers, Dr Ajibola Abayomi, has held a strategic meeting with a former Secretary of State and Minister of Immigration in Canada, Honourable Gerry Weiner and a Director of Immigration, James Metcaife.

A statement signed and made available to the media by the President of the JIFORM, Dr Ajibola Abayomi said the summit themed: “Irregular Migration: The Missing Links and The Remedy was aimed at deepening the efforts to improve migration policies in Nigeria and improve the capacity building of the media and other stakeholders.”

At the event that attracted top dignitaries including the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Benin Republic, the President/Chancellor of the University, Dr Mehoba Dossa Theodore charged the awardees that also included member of the African Union Labour-Migration Advisory Committee, Her Excellency Dr Princess Asie Kabuki Ocansey from Ghana, Director General, Cross River State Migration Control Agency, Prince Abuo Michael Nku and another Nigerian, Barrister Ohanyere Cosmos Chinendu to be good ambassadors of the school.

In a statement made available to the media in Abuja on Monday and signed by the President of JIFORM, Abayomi, he congratulated the management and staff of the United Nations agency for helping to improve the migration policies in the country, migrant administration, media capacity among several other interventions.