The Nigeria Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen TY Buratai, has relocated fully to the North East.
According to the report, Buratai from his new location will be overseeing and directing the overall operation in the theatre and other Nigerian Army operations across the country.
The Nigerian Army Headquater in a press statement announcing the development reads, “While addressing troops of Special Super Camp Ngamdu in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State on 9 April 2020, Gen Buratai said that he will be with them to the nooks and crannies of the theatre.
“It will be recalled that we earlier reported that the COAS had been on operational tour to troops’ locations in the North East Theatre of Operation since Saturday the 4th of April, 2020.”
“During the tour, 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.
“COAS was also at the Forward Operations Base at Alau Dam, and also personally led the troops on patrol round Mairimari and Maigilari Forests. The Nigerian Army wishes to reassure Nigerians that it is highly committed.
The report stated that The COAS’s relocation to the northeast is to protect law-abiding citizens and defending territorial integrity.
The statement urged members of the public to note that there is no form of Insecurity that can not be surmounted adding that the Boko Haram/ISWAP’s terrorism will also end in the nearest future.
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