•Calls for discipline, vigilance
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Task Force Division, Maj-Gen Ali Nani, has paid operational visit to troops of 242 and 153 Battalions in their trenches in Ngolom, New Marte and Kerenoa area of northern Borno State, North East.
Nani in a statement issued on Thursday by the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations (DDAPR), Col. Timothy Antigha, also charged the troops to finish the task of flushing out Boko Haram quickly.
He informed troops of the determination of the army headquarter to conclude ongoing operations in the theater within the shortest possible time and demanded dedication and full cooperation of all under command.
The GOC however, urged the troops to remain disciplined and vigilant, as the Nigerian Army intensifies effort to clear the remaining Boko Haram hideouts in the North East.
Nani assured the troops that their patriotism, commitment and sacrifice to the nation is not in vain, as the Nigerian Army and indeed all Nigerians are appreciative of their service.
“Your are doing well, we are proud of you , keep the flag flying”, he told the troops.
He added that troops welfare will continue to receive prompt and adequate attention of the army headquarters.