- The help of Professor Babagana Zulum has been appreciated by the military
- Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru said the governor has helped them very well in the area of logistics
- Attahiru also assured the governor that the Army will do everything to defeat insurgency
The Borno government has been urged to repair roads linking major local government areas in the state. The call was made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru.
According to him, the governor has helped in enhancing Operation Lafiya Dole. He also said the governor is a big help when it comes to assisting families of fallen troops.
He made this known when the Borno state governor paid him a courtesy call at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
Meanwhile, the military chief promised that the Army will do everything possible to ensure peace prevails in the country.
He also said some principal officers of the Army visited Borno over the welfare of troops.
In his response, Zulum commended the Nigerian Army. He said the security outfit has shown commitment towards ending terrorism in the northeast and other contemporary security challenges in the country.
In another report, Zulum supervised the distribution of N325 million to 100,000 displaced people in Monguno.
The disclosure was made by a Twitter user identified as Omasoro Ali Ovie, who stated that each head of house also got three bags of rice, maize, beans and other food items.
According to the young man, 35,000 women got wrappers and cash as well.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that at least two soldiers were killed following an attack on military operatives on Saturday, April 10, in Damasak town, Borno state.
Army spokesman Mohammed Yerima confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, April 11, which was shared on its Facebook page.
This attack came amid rising security challenges facing the northeastern part of the country, masterminded by bandits and Boko Haram terrorists.