President Muhammadu Buhari Celebrates Army Day in Borno

The president, immediately after arrival proceeded to the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Munguno, about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri, to participate in the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL).

The week-long event will celebrate soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East and other security challenges in the country.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had on Thursday, attended a military exhibition and trade fair in Monguno in line with the activities marking the week.

Buratai had earlier conducted environmental sanitation at Gudunbali, one of the communities currently resettled, and donated tractors to the returning farmers.

The army also conducted medical outreach to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Bama, Dikwa and Monguno.