IRC pledges to assist victims of insurgency in Born

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MAIDUGURI –  Mr Dominic Alistair, the , Operations the International Red Cross (IRC) on Friday pledged the commitment the organisation to assist displaced victims insurgency in Borno.

Alistair gave the pledge during courtesy call on the Shehu Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn-Garbai at palace in Maiduguri.

He said the visit was to condole with the people of the on the incessant by insurgents.

Alistair explained the aim of the visit was to also get first- hand information on the situation in the as well as identify means of assisting the affected victims.

In response, Ibn-Garbai commended the IRC for the gesture and willingness to assist the people of the .

The Shehu condemned in totality the activities of the insurgents, pointing out actions were contrary to the teachings of both Islam and Christianity.

He further commended the Federal in its effort toward restoring peace in the state and the country at large. (NAN)