Counter-Terrorism: Again, Service Chiefs Storm North-East
As the military intensified the counter-terrorism campaign In North-East, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, and other Service Chiefs have arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State for the second time in one month to assess the situation on the ground.
Addressing troops, on Saturday, at the headquarters of “Operation Lafiya Dole” in Maiduguri, Irabor lauded them for the successes recorded.
He also commended them for their commitment and resilience, adding that there was a mandate given by the President and Commander in Chief that must be accomplished.
“What I need to let you know is that we have a mandate from him (president) and that mandate must be achieved.
“We are encouraged by this effort of the CDS and service chiefs who have been in touch every hour.,” Yahaya said.
He thanked the CDS and service chiefs for their prompt response in addressing requests from the theatre and assured them of the troops’ commitment to delivering on assigned tasks. The service chiefs also visited the 7 Division Military Hospital, to interact with wounded soldiers receiving treatment.