- Bangladesh's chief of army staff, General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafi'ul Huq, is presently in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, to see Lieutenant-General Buratai
- He is accompanied by Nigerian defence adviser to New Delhi who also oversees Bangladesh
- Gen TY Buratai, who attended the Bangladesh National Defence College, also visited the country in May 2016
Nigeria's chief of Army staff Tukur Buratai has received a special visitor at the Army headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
Army spokesman Brigadier-General Sani Usman Kukasheka confirmed the visit in a statement he released on Saturday, April 22.
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The statement read: "The Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff, General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafi'ul Huq, is visiting Nigeria. He is presently paying courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, at the Flag Staff House, Lagos.
"The visitor is accompanied by the Bangladesh High Commissioner designate to Nigeria, some of his staff officers and Nigerian Defence Adviser to New Delhi, who also oversees Bangladesh.
"Present at the occasion are Principal Staff Officers and Corps Commanders.
"The Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff will also be in Abuja to meet with the President, Minister of Defence, Chief of Defence Staff and other Service Chiefs.
"Recall that Lt Gen TY Buratai attended the Bangladesh National Defence College and also visited the country in May 2016."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng gathered that Nigerian Army troops successfully repelled a Boko Haram attack on Madagali and Liman Kara towns in Adamawa and Borno states.
Major Akintoye Badare, Army Public Relations Officer of the 28 Task Force Brigade Mubi, confirmed the attacks.
The public relations officer speaking with Channels Tv on Friday, April 21, said the attack on the two towns lasted one and half hours.
Watch this very touching Legit.ng TV video of child survivors of Boko Haram attacks telling tales of their horrible experiences in the hands of the insurgents