By: Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala, Maiduguri
The theatre Commander Northeast Joint Task for operation Hadin Kai (Unity) Major General Christopher Musa has honoured and Decorated The manager News and Current Affairs Dandal Kura Radio International Amb. Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala with highly esteemed Gallantry Gold Medal of Armed Forces of Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The medal was awarded for outstanding performance in the counter insurgency campaign, Peace building and Conflict Resolution.
Amb. Babagana Wakil alongside 79 other officers, soldiers and journalists had been decorated with medals by Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, the Theater Commander, North East Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Hadin Kai.
Speaking to our reporter briefly after being decorated, the manager News and current affairs, Dandal Kura Radio International Amb. Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala said the award is timely and not for him alone but for all the staff and the management of Dandal Kura Radio International for the maximum contribution toward peace advocacy, not only in Nigeria but whole of the lake Chad Basin region.
The theatre commander also presented letters of honour and commendation to five officers of Operation Hadin Kai JTF, who distinguished themselves and demonstrated exceptional bravery, dedication and commitment in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
While presenting the medals and awards to the recipients, Musa charged them to continue to display their professionalism to end the war while the Nigerian Army will continue to cater adequately for their welfare.