10 July 2018

Nigeria: Army Offers Free Medical Services to 1,843 IDPs in Bama

The Nigerian Army yesterday said it has offered free medical services to 1,843 Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) taking refuge in Bama as part of activities to mark this year's Nigerian Army Day Celebration ( NADCEL).

A statement by the director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu in Maiduguri, said the medical outreach took place in Bama IDPs camp.

Brigadier General Chukwu said, "The Nigerian Army has embarked on a medical outreach for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama local government area of Borno State as part of activities to mark this year's Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2018."

Speaking while flagging of the event, the Acting Commander of the Brigade, Colonel Adamu Nura, urged the beneficiaries to take advantage of the free medical outreach. He emphasised that the exercise is part of the civil- military activities of the Nigerian Army to ensure that the people received medical attention.

Also speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Bulama Isah Bukar (Awusari A) commended the Nigerian Army for the kind gesture as well as their sacrifices in ensuring that peace returned back to Bama.

The women leader in the area, Mrs Aisha Adamu also noted that the gesture would go a long way in ameliorating their plights and further strengthen the already existing cordial relationship between the troops and the host community.

Over, 1843 persons benefited from the medical outreach.


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