No Dadaab refugee camp by May 2017, Kenyan official

Kenyan government has said it will close down all refugee camps in its soil by May next year.

Ministry of Interior official Karanja Kibicho has said the refugees will be relocated back to there countries.

Speaking to Journalists in Nairobi Kibicho said Dadaab and Kakuma will be history come on May next year.

Kenya disbanded its refugee agency department and order closure of camps on Friday citing security,economic and environmental challenges.

Human rights groups have condemned Kenyan government’s move saying the step violating international humanitarian laws.

Some of the Somali refugees in Dadaab camps who spoke to the media have urged Kenyan government to respect international law saying they will be in great danger if they returned home.