Army, IOM partner to curb conflict in North East


The Nigerian Army has assured the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) of its to provide needed support for the organisation to effectively carry out its plans in the North east.
The Chief of Army, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, gave the assurance when he received Head of Transition and Recovery International Organisation for Migration and Representative of the Chief of Mission of the organisation, Dr Fernando Medina, at the Military Command and Control Centre, Maimalari Barracks, Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

The army chief expressed appreciation to the organisation in its efforts towards strengthening peace and security in Nigeria and globally.
Earlier in his remark, Marina said they were at the Military Command and Control centre to seek collaboration with the Nigerian Army in deescalating conflict and peace building in the North east Nigeria.
Medina said the IOM was ready to support and partner with the Nigerian Army to deescalate conflict in the North eats “through collaboration and provision of technical support at organisational, communities and individuals levels in order to contribute to peace building, intervention, reintegration and community reconstruction efforts of the Nigerian Army and Federal Government of Nigeria.”

He hailed the Nigerian Army for the “untiring efforts and commitment” to end insurgency in the North east.

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