By John Imade (AGENDAWATCHOG) – The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru has assured of the Nigerian Army’s commitment to the ultimate defeat of Islamist Insurgents, Boko Haram as well as tackling other security challenges facing the country.
This assurance was given during a media parley in Borno State on Thursday, where the COAS said that his visit to the 7 Division, Maimalari Cantonment/ Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri was to see the condition of injured soldiers.
“We are committed to the focus of the entire operations which is total annihilation of Boko Haram from Nigeria,” he said.
“Troops are committed to ending the war and other security challenges such as banditry and kidnapping among other crimes bedevilling some parts of the country.”
While conveying the goodwill messages from President Muhammadu Buhari, the COAS assured of the federal government’s committed to providing them with the needed resources they would require to execute the fight against insurgency and other armed groups across Nigeria.