Three days after the Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack on the Garkida community in Gombi Local Government of Adamawa State, the executive governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Monday donates 10 vehicles to the military to help them in the fight against insurgency.
The governor also donates two million naira each to the families of the two soldiers who were killed during the Garkida attacks to help them cater to their children’s education.
Fintiri who made the presentations in the Government House, Yola explained that his administration will continue to support the Nigeria Army in its efforts to fight insurgency, cattle rustling, armed banditry and other criminality bedevilling the state.
“My administration will continue to support the military in protecting the country from any aggression”.
“I am calling on all relevant stakeholders in Adamawa to cooperate with security operatives in the fight against the insurgency that has devastated especially the northeast sub-region”.
He commended the military personnel for repelling the Boko Haram in Garkida and stressed that the government will continue to give the renewed fight against insurgency in Adamawa the desired support it deserves for peace and tranquillity in the society.
Responding shortly after receiving the vehicles, the Brigade Commander Twenty Three Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Sani Mohammed expressed delight with the donation and thanked the Governor for the support.
He promised that the military will use the vehicles for the purpose intended adding that the command will soon convey information about the gesture to the Chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Burutai.