The Nigerian Army says it has so far provided free medical treatment to over 500 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Chibok and Gwoza in Borno State, as part of activities to mark this year’s Nigerian Army Day Celebration slated for July 6.

Col. Samuel Kingsley the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations said this in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri.

“As part of their contribution to the host community and also activities marking the Nigerian Army Day Celebration,

“Troops of 28 Task Force Brigade Nigerian Army were at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp, Chibok, rendering free medical service to the community,’’ Samuel said.

He added that the task force had so far attended to more than 500 persons “since morning and still counting’’.

READ HERE:Photos: Anambra Police parades bank robbers, vigilante operative who killed a man, beheaded and buried him in shallow grave

READ HERE:Police intercepts nearly 2 tons of marijuana disguised as lettuce at the Texas border