Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commended troops for their commitment in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.

The Theatre Commander (TC) Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), Major General Christopher Musa has conveyed the message of the COAS to the troops.

General Musa also assured them of Army Chief’s determination to provide adequate support and logistics to execute the war while urging them to remain focused and dedicated in the fight.

According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyeam Nwachukwu, the Theatre Commander conveyed the commendation during the commencement of a-2 day familiarisation and operational visit to troops in the frontlines, as well as units and formations in the Theatre of OPHK.

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The Commander assured the troops of COAS’ pledge to reward acts of gallantry and urged them to remain disciplined and maintain the tempo of the operations.

General Musa started the visit in 7 Division Garrison and units under command to acquaint himself with the locations, assess troops’ deployment, as well as the efforts employed to counter Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and their Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) collaborators.

He visited Headquarters, 27 Task Force Brigade Buni Gari, where he evaluated the operational readiness of the Brigade and units under it.

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