Crime

Boko Haram: Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai relocates fully to North East

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Tukur Buratai has relocated fully to the North East region to oversee and direct the overall operations in the theatre and other Nigerian Army operations across the country.

In a statement released by the Acting Director of the Nigerian Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa on Saturday April 11, the COAS who addressed troops of Special Super Camp Ngamdu in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State on April 9, said he would be with them in all nooks and crannies of the theatre.

Before relocating fully to the North East, Buratai has been on operational tour to troops’ locations in the North East Theatre of Operation since Saturday, 4th of April, 2020. He was at the Army Super Camp 1 at Mulai and the Special Forces Super Camp 12 at Chabbol near Maiduguri on Wednesday, 8 April, 2020 where he interacted with the officers and addressed the troops respectively.

The COAS also visited the Forward Operations Base at Alau Dam, and also personally led the troops on patrol round Mairimari and Maigilari Forests.

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The statement added; 

“The Nigerian Army wishes to reassure Nigerians that it is highly committed to protecting all law abiding citizens and defending our territorial integrity.

“Members of the public are requested to note that there is no any form of insecurity that cannot be surmounted, and the Boko Haram/ISWAP’s terrorism will also end in the nearest future.”


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