Nigeria: Army provides free medical service to 300 Bakassi IDPs

Publié : 2/Oct/2015
Source: The Guardian (Abuja)

No fewer than 300 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bakassi local government area of Cross River on Friday benefited from the free medical outreach conducted by the 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Calabar. Brig.-Gen. Sani Mohammed, Commander of the Brigade, said that the humanitarian medical outreach was part of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai’s vision on civil-military relations.

Brig.-Gen. Sani Mohammed, Commander of the Brigade, said that the humanitarian medical outreach was part of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai’s vision on civil-military relations.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the IDPs are camping at Ikot Effiong/Obutong primary school in Bakassi local government area of the state.

Mohammed said that the Army decided to reach out to the IDPs because they needed adequate medical service to keep them in good health.

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Thèmes: Succession d' État, Ajustements aux frontières
Les régions: Afrique centrale, Afrique de l'Ouest, Nigeria, Cameroun
An: 2015