By Tom Garba,Yola – Nigerian military have solidified its relationship with civilians populace in Adamawa State as Authorities of the 23 Armour Brigade Headquaters Yola, on Monday commensurate with the families of five killed in a head on collusion involving military truck and Toyota pickup at Ngulore Bridge on Sallah day.
Brigade Commander of the 23 Armour Brigade Yola. Col. Aba Popoola visited the families of crushed victims at Ngulore in Yola South Local Government area of the State where he donated unspecified amount to the families of the deceaseds.
Brigade commander who was represented by Col Ahmed Sabo said the military authority in the state was sad over the ugly development and therefore sympathised with the victims families in their dark period.
” The military authority under the president administration is committed to protect the civilian populace in line with its constitutional responsibility”
” We heard of the accident we felt bad since human lives were involved we decided to identify with the family deceases in their trial period”
He explained that the members of military one day will return back to the civil society they belong to stressing that eran of soldiers harassing civilian is over.
The District head of Wuro Yanka Alh. Abubakar Baba Lawan commended the military authority in the state for showing concerned over the plight of the deceases.
He said that the military institution in state has built trust in the mind of civilian populace in the locality.
“We never believed that the military authority will visit us to sympathise. We thanked them for their coming to identify with us in the day of trouble” he said
The representative of the five deceased families thanked the military authority in the state for assisting the deceased families with cash.