Lagos - The African Union (AU) Peace and
Security Commission has handed over vehicles and electrical equipment to the
Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram terrorist group.
Commissioner Smail Chergui, handed over 15 vehicles, 30
motor cycles and eight electrical generators at the AU Liaison Office in
The items were procured using the United Kingdom’s (UK) fund
donated to the AU Peace Facility to augment the efforts of the Troop
Contributing Countries of the MNJTF.
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This support is the first batch of a support package while
procurement of other is ongoing.
It is aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of the MNJTF
MNJTF is a combined multinational formation, comprising
units, mostly military, from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. It is
headquartered in N'Djamena and is mandated to bring an end to the Boko Haram
- CAJ News