Over 700 families received packages containing rice, beans, groundnut oil, cartons of noddles, bread and tin tomatoes.
Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), represented by Maj.-Gen. Olubunmi Irefin, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, said the palliative was to make life easier for the residents of the community.
Chief Tajudeen Ajao Aweso, the Regent of Onigbongbo, while commending the Nigerian Army, said he was grateful that his community was remembered.
“Kudos to the Nigerian Army for remembering the less privileged in time of need. I really appreciate this gesture,” he said.
Some of the residents also commended the Nigerian Army for reaching out to them, especially after the relaxation of the lockdown.
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