Boko Haram: Army donates equipment to Borno IDPs


The outgoing Commanding Officer of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Peter Elayo has donated some equipment to the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Banki, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

Presenting the equipment and items to the beneficiaries, the Commanding Officer noted that the donation was in line with the civil military activities aimed at ameliorating the plights of the Internally Displaced Persons.

He urged them to continue to be law abiding citizens and promptly report any suspicious movement to the appropriate authorities.

The items donated included a complete barbing saloon items, a tailoring shed, 2 sets of football kits to the Banki IDPs football teams and a power generating set.

The beneficiaries also expressed happiness and commended the military for the sacrifices made in bringing peace back to Bama and the North East in general.

Elayo, who handed over to Lt Col I Ogundele was recently redeployed from 152 Battalion to Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations.


Source link

More News

President Buhari to Embark on Eight-Day Visit to Saudi Arabia, Perform Umrah

On Tuesday morning, President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an eight-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to perform...

Senator-Elect Yar’Adua Commits to Delivering Change for Katsina Central District

Senator-elect Abdul’aziz Yar’Adua of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Katsina Central Senatorial District has vowed to deliver on his campaign promises to the...

Police Arrest Suspect in Brutal Killing of Pregnant Girlfriend in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested Philibus Ibrahim, who allegedly strangled his pregnant girlfriend, 22-year-old Theresa Yakubu, in Tudun Wada Local Government Area...

2023 Polls: Group warns Governor Matawalle over inciting comments, blaming Nigerian military

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER), a Civil Society Organisation, has accused Governor Bello Matawalle of displaying undemocratic tendencies following his...