The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai visited troops at Mafa, Dikwa and Logomani. Besides that he addressed the refugees, reassuring them of quick victory over the Boko Haram terrorists.
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai yesterday inspected troops at Mafa, Dikwa and Logomani in troubled areas of Borno state, controlled until recently by Boko Haram militants.
He commended the troops of 112 battalion located in Mafa for their dedication in fighting Boko Haram militants.
On the way from Mafa to Dikwa suspected Boko Haram militants tried to ambush Buratai’s convoy. One soldier was killed while several others were wounded. However, the troops under Buratai’s command returned fire, killing at least five terrorists and capturing five more Boko Haram members.
Upon arrival to Dikwa Tukur Buratai addressed to the crowd of refugees, assuring them that Nigerian troops under his command will do anything possible to crush vicious Boko Haram sect in the shortest time possible.
Soldiers dismantled Boko Haram signposts in Dikwa.
Soldiers listened to their chief carefully expressing their readiness to fight Boko Haram terrorists until the end.
Tukur Buratai arrived Maiduguri on Friday with the purpose to inspect troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the most dangerous areas of north-eastern Nigeria.
Chief of Army Staff made a brief stop at Mafa, addressing the troops of the 112 battalion. Tukur Buratai told the soldiers that “w”. He also assured troops that Muhammadu Buhari promised him to provide troops with everything needed to crush Boko Haram insurgency.