WITH the support of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, the Nigerian Army formations, and units have intensified efforts at providing infrastructures and social amenities for their host communities, all over the country.
It is in line with our social responsibilities that 29 Task Force Brigade Nigerian Army, Benisheikh, embarked on humanitarian activities in its area of responsibility.
According to a press release signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, the formation recently constructed a borehole each for Borgozo and Benisheik communities in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State.
The production and packaging of its water has enabled the formation to extend its humanitarian activities to include weekly distribution of water to the local communities bordering the Brigade’s headquarters.
Similarly, “the formation has also been assisting children with clothing and other educational materials in the communities, as well as supply of portable water on daily basis to other returning communities.”
It has also been distributing clothes to some children in the area, as well as feeding of over 2,000 of these children every week.
“The formation has also cultivated a Dates-Palm plantation in Borgozo, which is expected to be a source of food for the inhabitants of the village when they eventually return fully after the conflict.”
“Indeed, these have gone a long way in endearing the Nigerian Army to the people,as well as enhancing cooperation between the military and the civil populace and free flow of accurate and timely information that has been very helpful to the brigade. ”