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Boko Haram: GOC 3 Div., Gen. Ahanotu charges troops on discipline, commitment

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Ibrahim Uba Yusuf 

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division Nigerian Army Brig-Gen. Benjamin  Ahanotu, has in continuation of his visits to troops  within Headquarters 3  Division Tactical (Sector 2) deployed in the frontline of Operation Lafiya Dole against Boko Haram terrorists in  the North East, charged them on discipline and commitment.

Ahanotu in a statement on Thursday by the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations (DDAPR), Col. Kayode Ogunsanya, visited   troops of 29 Task Force Brigade deployed in Borgozo, Alagarno and Mauli respectively on Wednesday in commemoration of Nigeria’s 57th lndependence Anniversary Celebration.

In his address to troops, the GOC charged them to remain disciplined and dedicated in defending the nation’s territorial integrity.

He expressed satisfaction with the troops’ operational achievements and urged them not to lose their guards.

He stated that, “it is not over until is over.” He acknowledged the problems and challenges the troops we’re posed with and went on to remind them of their constitutional responsibility of defending and protecting the territorial integrity of the nation.

According to Ahanotu, the need   to continue to remain disciplined and committed in the discharge of their constitutional roles.



























The Commanding Officer assured them that the remnants of Boko Haram would soon be smoked out of from their hide out of the Division’s Area of Responsibility.

Ahanotu had earlier on arrival  received and escorted from Benishek to Borgozo by  Commander 29 Task Force Brigade Brig Gen KI Muktar  before proceeding to 156 Task Force Battalion Alagarno and 154 Task Force Battalion Mauli where he was briefed and conducted round troops deployment by the Acting  Commanding Officer 156 Task Force Bn,  Maj AA Johnson.

The GOC had  earlier  visited  troops of 27 Task  Force Brigade  deployed at Buni Yadi, Azare, Kamuya, Gonori and 233 Bn   following  AHQ directive  that Commanders should  Celebrate  57  lndependence Anniversary  with frontline troops.



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