Military hands over 275 Children,and Women to NEMA

Fighting Cyber Terrorism And The Nigerian Army Example - By David Onmeje 

The Nigerian  Military on Saturday formally handed over 275  women and children rescued from the terrorists’ stronghold– Sambisa forest– to officials of the National Emergency  Management Agency (NEMA) for rehabilitation.

Soeaking while handing the  victims to NEMA ,the acting commander of the 23 Armoured Brigade ,Yola , Col.  ABA Popoola noted that ithe army had no facilities to take care of the women and children rescued from Boko Haram’s camps in Sambisa forest.

Popoola urged  NEMA to take adequate care of these victims of terror.

Responding, the Director, Search and Rescue Operations of NEMA , Air Commodore Charles Otegbade (rtd), promised that the  agency  would adequately  take care of the rescued internally displaced peoples (IDPs).

He said that most of the rescued persons had sustained various degrees of injuries, including fractures and dislocations .

” So far,  22 of the rescued IDPs had been rushed to the hospitals.” Otegbade said, adding that all the victims had been properly documented.

He commended the Nigerian  Army for having rescued a large number of abducted persons from the Boko Haram’s camps in Sambisa forest.



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