Abuja - Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi,
has donated material for the upkeep of
internally-displaced persons (IDP) and troops in the Northeast.
He made the donation during a courtesy visit to the
Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS),
General Gabriel Olonisakin, in the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.
The governor noted that for the Nigerian Armed Forces to
win the war against insurgency in the Northeast, it was imperative for all and
sundry Nigerians to give them their support and encouragement.
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Umahi said in addition to individual and corporate
supports, the military would also require the general public to champion the
campaign of effective isolation of the terrorist elements in that part of the
The Governor also used the occasion to commiserate with
the CDS and families of those gallant soldiers who paid supreme sacrifice in
defence of the territory.
Olonisakin thanked the Governor for his pledge and
encouragement and assured him that the presidential order to end the Boko Haram
violence before the end of the year was a task that must be done.
"The military has gone back to the drawing
board to actualize that mandate,"
said Olonisakin. - CAJ News
- CAJ News