“The French language is very important to our people as Borno is bordering three French-speaking countries: Cameroon, Niger and Chad.”
Chief of air staff Hassan Abubakar has praised Nigerian troops in the North-East for their sacrifices.
Vice-President Kashim Shettima has assured Nigerians President Bola Tinubu’s government will promptly address the infrastructural deficits.
The police have assured Borno residents of the safety of lives and property during and after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
The killing occurred in Shuwarin, Tomsu Ngamdu, Baram Karauwa and Muna on Thursday at about 1:00 p.m. while the farmers were working on their farms.
Norway has committed an additional $4.5 million to address the lingering crisis in Nigeria’s North-East.
Mr Steiner made the remark when he hosted a delegation of the Borno government led by Governor Babagana Zulum in his office in Geneva, Switzerland.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled a radio tracing programme in Borno to reunite 3,000 missing persons with loved ones.
In a recent interview with the BBC, however, Mr Shehu, who served as Mr Buhari’s spokesman for eight years, said he regrets his statements on the killing of the Borno rice farmers.
Umar Kadafur of Borno has described himself as Nigeria’s most powerful deputy governor.