Saturday, May 25, 2024

Troops Donate Educational Materials To Students In Borno

The commander 5 Brigade, Joint Taskforce, Operation Hadin Kai, Brigadier-General, Mitiu Abiola has donated books and stationary items to students in Gubio, Mobbar and Magumeri Local Government Areas, in bid to strengthen civil-military relations in the fight against Boko Haram

Speaking during the presentation of the books and stationery items in Gubio, the commander 5 Brigade said the gesture aimed at enhancing the quality of education of the children in the areas.

He noted that the war against insurgency is a collective responsibility which the military cannot fight alone without the cooperation of members of the community in the area.

According to him, 950 children received exercise books and other teaching aids which will help in imparting quality education among children in the 3 selected LGAs.

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He advised the parents to take responsibility of their wards by sending them to schools, saying illiteracy is one of the major causes of youth’s involvement in Boko Haram insurgency.

He said the initiative is in line with the ongoing non kinetic efforts by the military to sustain the war against insurgency as well as to win the hearts and minds of members of the various host communities.

The books were received by the Chairmen of Mobbar and Gubio Local Government respectively while the Chairman of Magumeri Local Government was represented at the occasion.

Speaking on behalf of the Chairman board, the Chairman Gubio LGA, Mali Bulama appreciated by applauding the Commander 5 Brigade for his kind gesture, love and concern for the well-being of indigenes and their children’s educational pursuit.

He said that the military is doing marvelously well and this effort has seen the return of peace, tranquility and normalcy to their various communities.

The Chairman continued his remarks by extolling the quality initiative of the Commander for his pragmatic and proactive leadership approach in promoting civil military relations and therefore reaffirmed the unalloyed supports of the 3 Local Government areas to the Army and other security agencies in the ongoing fight against insurgency.

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