Nigerian soldiers inspect foodstuff on a Chinese-built SINOTRUK lorry at Jaji, preparatory to the deparure of Nigerian AFISMA troops to Mali
(Photo Credit: DAILY MAIL)
14 February, 2013
The Headquarters of the Nigerian contingent in AFISMA was last week visited by some community leaders in Mali.
“The first visit was on the February 7 by the Civil Administrator and Governor of Koulukoro, Mali, Mr Allayey Tessouguend accompanied by Mayor of Banamba, Mr Boubakar Bagayoko with some Malian senior military officers. On February 11, the contingent was also visited by the Mayor of Touba town, Mallam Amara Nega Sylla who was accompanied by the Sub-Prefect of Touba town, Mr Abdulahi Dicko and the Mayor of Banamba,Boubakar Bagayoko along with several Malian military and gendarmerie officers.
“To underscore their appreciation and in the spirit of hospitality which the Malian people are known for, the community leaders donated cows and some food items during their visits,” he said.