Boko Haram: Canada Promises Support

The Honourable Minister of International Development and la Francophonie’, Canada, Marie-Claude Bibeau has promised to render support in the fight against Boko Haram.

The Minister made the commendation yesterday, at the Headquarters 21 Brigade Nigerian Army in Bama, Borno State when she led a special Canadian government delegation on a visit to Bama.

The minister also expressed joy for the continuous support to the Humanitarians agencies while rendering their services to the vulnerable in Borno State and the North East in general

Bama, a local government about 65km from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital is one of the council areas worse hit by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Honourable Bibeau, who was accompanied by the Canadian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Christopher Thornley expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation between the military and the various Humanitarian agencies rendering their assistance in Bama.

She, however, pledged her government continuous support towards ameliorating the plights of the Internally Displaced Persons in Bama Camp.

In his remarks, the Commander 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Garba Busala Audu expressed happiness and thanked the team for the visit.

He stressed that the Military would continue to sustain the tempo of the successes so far recorded and provide the necessary support to the Humanitarians agencies rendering their services in Bama.

 

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