By: Joy Odor/Kaduna
The outgoing Commanding Officer of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Peter Elayo has donated some equipment to the Internally Displaced Persons in Banki, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Assistant Director of 21 Brigade Army Public Relations, Second Lieutenant Chinonso Polycarp Oteh disclosed this to newsmen in a press statement and made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday.
According to him, presenting the equipment and items to the beneficiaries, the Commanding Officer noted that the donation was in line with the civil military activities aimed at ameliorating the plights of the Internally Displaced Persons in Banki Camp.
He however urged them to continue to be law abiding citizens and promptly report any suspicious movement to the appropriate authorities.
The items donated includes a complete Barbing Saloon, a Tailoring Shed, 2 sets of football kits to the Banki IDPs football teams and a power generating set.
The beneficiaries also expressed happiness and commended the military for the sacrifices made in bringing peace back to Bama and the North East in general.
Lieutenant Colonel Elayo who handed over to Lieutenant Colonel I Ogundele was recently redeployed from 152 Battalion to Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations.