The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai don assured troops wey dey 118 and 119 Task Force Battalions in Mallam Fatori say him go continue to provide dem with the needed support to end terrorism for Nigeria.
Na the Theatre Commander (TC), Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Benson Akinroluyo na him go deliver the message when him go on Operational visit to the Battalions’ locations in Mallam Fatori axis in Northern Borno along the fringes of Lake Chad on Thursday, the 20th of June 2019.
This visit na the thing wey Chief of Army Staff direct him Commanders make dem dey regularly visit troops wey dey for front lines, appreciate and encourage dem to do more.
He charged them say make dem remain kajad and increase the momentum to fight against terrorism and insurgency through sustained proactive, offensive clearance operations to make sure say the remainder of terrorists are completely crushed and flushed out of the North East Zone.
The Principal Staff Officers of the Theatre Command and the Acting Commanding Officer of 272 Task Force Battalion dey among those wey follow the TC go the visit. Na Acting Commanding Officer of 119 Task Force Battalion Major AM Lawal, na him received and briefed the TC on the operational, security situations and strategies wey dey in place by the Battalions to project, sustained , offensive operations, defend and hold the ground as situations warrant.