12 June 2018

Nigeria: Army Organizes Medical Outreach for Borno, Yobe Communities

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade Buni Yadi Yobe State yesterday organized a medical outreach for communities in Borno and Yobe States.

Some of the beneficiaries are from mostly communities devastated by the Boko Haram insurgents.

In a statement signed by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said that the Emir of Potiskum, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram who was speaking at the event commended the Nigerian Army for organising the medical outreach exercise.

He added that the exercise will further strengthen the already existing cordial relationship between it and his people.

Also, the Chairman Yunusari Local Government Area, Yerima Lawan applauded the Army for the exercise.

He recalled how the Army medical team saved the communities from poliomyelitis in 2015.

It would be recalled that communities that benefitted from the medical outreach include: Buratai, Kamuya, Bam Buratai, Kamuya Kuffi in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State.

Similarly, Buni Yadi, Buni Gari, Gashua, Azare, Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State benefited from the exercise.

The beneficiaries were treated for malaria, typhoid, cholera, diarrhoea, diabetes, among other.


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