Nigerian military declare Bama largely safe but noted challenges around farmlands located in bushes, where there is need for more clearance of possible land mines.
Thus declaration was made when delegation of the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed led by the Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima paid a visit to Bama.
The Delegation’s first point of call was the Headquarters of the 21 Armored Brigade where they were received by the Brigade Commander Brigadier General G.B Audu, represented by the Brigade’s Chief of Staff, Col. A.A Adekeye.
He briefed the DSG of military’s operations in clearance of mines, providing security to IDP, providing support for the unaccompanied children as well as providing free medical healthcare. And said that Bama is largely safe but noted challenges around farmlands located in bushes, where there is need for more clearance of possible land mines.
The commander solicited UN’s support in the area of clearing mines around farmlands to fast track return of IDP.
Photo: Press Unit, Govt House Maiduguri