The Nigerian Army has expressed its full support for the efforts of Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum to repatriate the state’s refugees to their hometowns.
The statement came from the office of the Acting Director of Public Relations of the Nigerian Army Headquarters in Abuja, Col. Sagir Musa, in a press statement issued in Maiduguri on Tuesday, described the move by Governor Zulum as “right steps in the desired direction”.
Col. Musa added, “The Nigerian Army is fully in support of the ongoing efforts by the Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, to relocate our fellow countrymen and women who are internally displaced in the state back to their ancestral homes.
“Indeed the governor’s efforts are commendable and the right steps in the desired direction,”
The Nigerian Army has also expressed its condolences to the Governor of Borno State, the families of all the security personnel (soldiers, police and patrols) who were killed in the ambush by Boko Haram insurgents. to Governor Zulum’s delegation on the Monguno to Kross Kauwa road.
“The army urges other stakeholders in this endeavour to join hands and redouble their efforts towards restoring peace to our dear fatherland, Nigeria,” the spokesman said.
Source: Naija News