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Youth commend mililtary efforts against Boko Haram

27 May 2016, 21:35

Abuja - Some youths have commended the armed forces for strides made in the operations to rid the Northeast of the Boko Haram terror.

Under the aegis of the Youths Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) made the commendation when its national executive visited the Office of the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, in Abuja.

YSFON’s National President, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf Gawura, said the military displayed operational competences in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists.

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He however appealed that the armed forces under Olonisakin to contribute in the development of the country’s teeming youths through sponsorship of grassroots youth sports tournament for children of military personnel in barracks across the country.

Olonisakin thanked the youths for their appreciation of military sacrifices in fighting terrorism.

He noted that YSFON had done well in the area of sports development which, according to him, had given the country a pride of place in football and other youth sports in Nigeria.



- CAJ News


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