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Army Chief Visits Troops, Asks Them To ‘Destroy Remnants Of Boko Haram’

Faruk Yahaya, chief of army staff, has enjoined soldiers at the frontline to defeat the remnants of Boko Haram while assuring them of improved welfare.

The army chief gave the assurance on Saturday, June 26, 2021, while addressing troops of Sector 2 joint task force of operation Hadin Kai in Damaturu, Yobe state.

Onyema Nwachukwu, army spokesperson, in a statement, said Yahaya told the soldiers that those who perform gallantly will be well rewarded.

“The Chief of Army Staff further commended the troops on the wealth of battle experiences acquired through successful operations conducted within Sector 2 Area of Responsibility including, Operation Ayiso Tamunoma, Katana Jimlan, Fire Ball and Operation Tura Takaibango among others,” he said.

“He enjoined the troops to use the lessons learnt from the series of operations to destroy the remnants of the marauding terrorists within their area of responsibility.

“He assured them of improved welfare and a new reward system for troops who performed gallantly in any operation.

“Earlier, the Commander Sector 2 Joint Task Force North East HADIN KAI Brigadier General Adamu Nura, while welcoming the COAS, briefed him on the Operational engagements and challenges in the Sector.”

Since assuming office, Faruk, who was a former commander at the war theatre, has been paying operational visits to troops at the frontline.

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