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Army Chief Attahiru to spend one week tackling Boko Haram in Borno

Ibrahim Attahiru’s working visit to counter-terrorism heartland of Maiduguri begins on Sunday.

• March 14, 2021
Ibrahim Attahiru
Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru [Photo credit: BBC]

Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru, who is on a one-week operational visit to Borno, said his visit was to enhance the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East.

Mr. Attahiru, a lieutenant-general, interacted with reporters on Sunday in Maiduguri, saying a lot of successes had been recorded with many terrorists eliminated and weapons recovered.

“I am here on an operational visit, I will be here for one week,” Mr. Attahiru said. “The essence is to enhance operations, raise morale and motivate the soldiers, to ensure we achieve better results towards the total annihilation of Boko Haram and indeed the insurgency,” 

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the COAS, who had visited troops of Sector 1 and Sector 2 of Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno and Yobe, also inspected some building projects at the headquarters of 7 Division, Maiduguri.

(NAN)

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