Farming Activities is Unsafe at Bama in Borno State – Nigerian Army
- January 12, 2018
Meanwhile the Nigerian Army has warned that farmlands in Bama Borno State is unsafe for a farming activities due to landmines planted by Boko Haram insurgents
Receiving the UN Deputy Secretary General, Hajiya Amina Mohammed who visited Bama in company with Gov. Kashim Shettima to assess the rebuilding of the liberated town, the Brigade Commander 21 Armored Brigade, Brigadier General G.B Audu said that Bama is largely safe but still faced with the challenges of farmlands littered with landmines by Boko Haram which has made farming difficult for the local people.
Represented by the Brigade’s Chief of Staff, Col. A.A Adekeye, the army called on the UN DSG to impress on the United Nations to fast track the clearance operations of landmines in farmlands to enable the displaced people quickly return to their farms.
He also informed the delegation of other support it has been carrying out in the area including providing support for the unaccompanied children as well as providing free medical healthcare to the community.