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Four Boko Haram Terrorists Killed As MNJTF Foils Attack In Banki

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At least four Boko Haram terrorists were reportedly killed in a recent operation by MNJTF troops in MORA in Cameroon near Banki town.

A security expert in the Lake Chad region, Zagazola Makama, disclosed on Saturday morning that the terrorists were killed in a failed attempt to attack the troops unit on Friday, Oct. 14, 2023, at about 2 a.m.

Naija News understands that the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) is a combined multinational formation, comprising units, mostly military, from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria.

The force is headquartered in N’Djamena and is mandated to bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency in the African region.

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Zulum Signs A Joint Memorandum For UN Support For Managing Mass Defection Of Terrorists In Borno

Meanwhile, Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday for United Nations support for the management of mass defection of Boko Haram terrorists in the state.

 

The signing was done at the UN House in Abuja during the inaugural Board meeting of the UN Support for Borno Model of Reconciliation and Reintegration, and the establishment of the Steering Committee for supporting the management of mass exodus in Borno State, Naija News understands.

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The meeting was co-chaired by Gov Zulum and Matthias Schmale, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, and provided a platform for key stakeholders, including key supporting partners in the UN system – UNDP, IOM, UNICEF and UNODC – and local MDAs to discuss and adopt a draft terms of reference for the “One UN Offer Programme Board” which manages a dedicated fund for supporting the Borno State Mass Defection Programme.

Also present at the event were the Honourable Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Abubakar Atiku, Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, and representatives of the EU, Germany, Switzerland and other global donors.

The Meeting reached an agreement on the broad principles, terms of reference and membership of the UN Board for supporting the Borno Model.

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Participants deliberated on the need for local ownership of the Mass Defection Programme and welcomed the UN Peacebuilding Fund, which provides resources to support the Borno Model.

The highlight of the occasion was the signing of the reconciled programme document by Governor Zulum and UN representative in the company of the Honourable Minister of Budget and National Planning, the Chief of Defence Staff and other key stakeholders.

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