August 18 2015
The Cameroonian government has pledged to send 2,450 troops to join the multinational force being set up to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, reports the Voice of America News.
President Paul Biya announced the move on Friday night.
Cameroonian Gen. Nja Valere was also named as the deputy commander of the force.
The troops have already been made available, said a military spokesman.
Cameroon originally promised to contribute 750 troops.
The regional force, being put together...
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