Man [ Ibrahim Riga] Who Trekked For Nigerian Army Gets Awarded With Chieftancy Title, Car And N250k

at 02:35 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Ibrahim Mai Riga (alias Kawulala), the 30 year old man who trekked from Taraba to Borno state to show appreciation to the Nigerian military over their efforts at liberating captured territories from Boko Haram, has been awarded for his effort. Riga received a traditional title as well as a Peugeot 406 car and N250,000 from the Borno state government

The government said they were rewarding him for his efforts at encouraging other fleeing residents of the state to come back home. Riga trekked for 11 days and covered a distance of over 800km

 He was received in Maiduguri by the GOC 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Lamidi Adeosun, in company of other officers and soldiers on Monday May 18th.

General Lamidi Adeosun said he personally received Kawulala in order to identify with his feat. Riga also visited the emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Mustapha Muhammadu Idrissa Timta, who bestowed the title of ‘Sarkin Tafiya’ (Master Trekker) on him
“We are proud of you because your trek is symbolic and opens the way for our people that fled to various locations within Nigeria and neighbouring countries to return,” the emir said.
Borno state Deputy governor, Zannah Umar Mustapha also granted Riga audience in his office and presented him with a 406 Peugeot car and N250,000.

Published at: 02:35 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
Author: CLARA JANCITA
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PoliticxGuru at 02:43 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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good for him
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Ken1230 at 03:21 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Others will soon follow to receive theirs.
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echeeche at 04:23 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Trekkers all the way
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kelvos007 at 04:28 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Naijas r infamous for celebretin mediocrity. Lame poliThiefians.
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waffibabe at 04:44 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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What about other trekkers? Are they trekking for nothing or for beans and garri
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osarobo62 at 05:09 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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abeg i wan sell my old car make i begin my trekking career
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winace at 05:30 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Others are waiting for political appointment
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Tuslow at 06:03 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Abeg wia i fit buy garri?
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bangkock at 07:41 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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i wan go shit i say make i branch so i con dey see  dis stupid post
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XTnote at 09:06 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Trekking season 1
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zoe61 at 09:16 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Trekking is now a business in 9ja
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beneno at 11:27 PM, 20/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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000000h
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hylink at 07:30 AM, 21/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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Now I see why all of them are trecking
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Nicksam at 09:00 AM, 21/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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AFTER THAT WHAT NEXT??
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DRraze at 09:48 AM, 21/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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This is a trekking administration
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stankydessy at 11:44 AM, 21/05/2015 (3 years ago)
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OMG ARE THEY NO MIST OF TRANSPORT AGAIN IN NIGERIA, WTF PLZ ANY ONE TREKKED SHOULD BE PLACE IN A REHABILITATION HOME, COS SOME THING IS WRONG 
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elchymo at 11:56 AM, 18/08/2015 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm
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