On 12 June 2006, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and Cameroonian President Paul Biya signed the Greentree agreement on the withdrawal of troops and the transfer of power to the peninsula. The withdrawal of Nigerian troops was planned for 60 days, but allowed for a 30-day extension, while Nigeria was allowed to retain its civilian administration and police in Bakassi for another two years.  The dispute between the two states was resolved by the International Court of Justice, which ruled in Cameroon`s favour. The Nigerian government complied and withdrew its troops, motivated by the risk of losing foreign aid.  The case, which was referred to the International Court of Justice, was settled in Cameroon`s favour on 10 October 2002. And on June 12, 2006, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Paul Biya signed the agreement on the withdrawal of troops and the transfer of power to the peninsula. In June 2006, in Greentree, Cameroon and Nigeria, Cameroon and Nigeria signed a historic agreement under the auspices of my predecessor, Kofi Annan, setting out the modalities and timetable for the implementation of the 2002 International Court of Justice ruling that transferred the Bakassi Peninsula from Nigeria to Cameroon. This pioneering event was proof of the determination and determination of the two countries to go beyond a difficult past and, with a common vision and common goal of strengthening and respecting the rule of international law, to approach their border dispute in a way that ensures lasting peace and good neighbourly relations between the peoples of Cameroon and Nigeria. Eleven years after the signing of the agreement, precisely on 27 July 2017, the National Assembly decided to investigate the murders following an alleged attack and the murder of 97 Nigerians for non-payment of a discriminatory tax of 100,000 N100 N100, and asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit the 2006 agreement to ratification as a matter of urgency. The Greentree Agreement is the formal treaty that settled the cameroon-Nigeria border dispute over the oil and natural gas-rich Bakassi peninsula.  The conflict had already taken place in 1913, in 1981, in 1994 and in 1996 between Nigeria and Cameroon in Bakassi.  The case was referred to the International Court of Justice and, on 10 October 2002, the ICJ ruled in Cameroon`s favour.
  He called on the Cameroonian government to respect the terms of the agreement. The text of the embassy of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion of the ceremony of forfeiture and transfer of power in the Bakassi Peninsula, as proposed by Kieran Prendergast, Chairman of the Monitoring Commission on the Implementation of the Greentree Agreement between Nigeria and Cameroon, today 14 August in Calabar (Nigeria) for the United Nations, the Greentree agreement was also the embodiment of an innovative approach.