The Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum approved 20 Buffalo’ patrol vehicles to support surveillance and fighting against insurgents by the Nigerian military and volunteers made up of youths in the ‘civilian JTF’, hunters and vigilantes.
Zulum announced the approval during a meeting with the military commander of 68 Battalion, FOB in charge of Malam-Fatori, that the operational vehicles will be given to them during the returning process of the refugees.
He said 10 of the vehicles will go to the battalion additional 10 to the civilian JTF, hunters and vigilantes who complement the military.
Zulum also directed his resettlement committee to work with the battalion to identify more of their needs and make recommendations towards addressing them.
The governor was accompanied on the trip by member representing Abadam at the State Assembly, Hon. Jamna Bong, Commissioners of RRR, Engr Mustapha Gubio, Justice- Barrister Kaka Shehu Lawan, Local Government and Emirate Affairs, Sugun Mai Mele.