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Zulum pays salary bonus to 12,735 Borno Civilian JTF members, others

By Njadvara Musa, Maiduguri
22 December 2021   |   4:05 am
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has approved one month salary bonus for 12,735 Civilian JTF members and hunters for their gallantry in fighting Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has approved one month salary bonus for 12,735 Civilian JTF members and hunters for their gallantry in fighting Boko Haram insurgency.

He said the December salary bonus was also to complement military efforts in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the state.

Zulum disclosed this when he hosted leaders of the different sectors of the volunteers and sanitation workers operating in Maiduguri metropolis and Jere Local Council of the state.

He said: “Our gallant Civilian JTF members and hunters have been working assiduously to secure this state since the commencement of insurgency in July 2009.

“Even though you are in thousands, there is no amount of support that is too much considering the sacrifices you are making.

“On behalf of the entire people of Borno State, I convey our deepest appreciation.

“We are eternally grateful for all the sacrifices you have been making.”

Responding, the leaders of CJTF and hunters pledged to continue to fight Boko Haram insurgents as part of their contribution to restore peace in the state.