The President of the Republic His Excellency Paul BIYA has attributed medals to over 400 soldiers for their bravery in the war against the Boko Haram terrorist group.  Senior Officers, Officers and ordinary soldiers of the Rapid Intervention Brigade known as “BIR” who have displayed determination, patriotism and courage in fight to protect the national territory from the incursions of the Boko Haram insurgents have been honoured by the President of the Republic, Head of the Armed Forces.