While Nigeria Begs For Trump To Release The Paid Tucano Jet, U.S Donates Military Planes To Chad - eritvnews

While Nigeria Begs For Trump To Release The Paid Tucano Jet, U.S Donates Military Planes To Chad


The United States on Wednesday formally handed over to Chad two light reconnaissance aircraft intended to help its forces fight a jihadist insurgency. Two single - engine Cessna 208Bs planes were officially transferred to the Chadian air force in a ceremony at its base outside the capital N・Djamena.

The US has also helped to build shelters and maintenance areas for Chadian aircraft, after a damaging windstorm in 2017 damaged air force facilities. Together, the donated equipment and work, amount to $43 million (36 million euros), said US ambassador Geeta Pasi, who attended the ceremony.

The country is allied with the United States in anti - terror operations , authorising the US military to have a drone unit, according to a Chadian military official.However, relations were troubled last year when President Donald Trump unexpectedly slapped a travel ban on Chadian nationals ・one of six mainly Muslim countries to be so affected.

The ban on Chadians was to be lifted on April 13 after Chad raised its security standards,・the US Department of Homeland Security announced last month.
4. Army Arrests An Armed Fulani Herdsman As Buhari Exonerated Them Of Carrying Arms In U.S
Fulani Islamic Terrorists on Tuesday evening invaded TseIyortyer, Yelwata in Guma local government area of Benue state, killing six persons and injuring scores. It was gathered that the Fulani Islamic terrorists had attempted to raze the community but were successfully repelled by the Christian youths and the attackers fled to neigbouring Nasarawa state.

A notable politician and indigene of the area who claimed he lost three of his direct cousins in the attack said the well armed Fulani Islamic terrorists attackers stormed the community in their numbers and opened fire on anyone they ran into.

He said, armed Fulani herdsmen stormed my community Yelwata few hours ago, six of my people made up of three of my direct cousins and three others were shot dead.this took place some few hundred meters behind the Primary School which is playing host to an Army company. The attackers came from the axis of Giza in Keana local government area of Nasarawa state and they were all Fulani herdsmen because our boys that joined in repelling them had a nice glimpse of many of them.

This is happening some days after Buhari was warned by U.S president to protect persecuted Christians in Nigeria and Biafra TV reporter wish to bring this news to you all.