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Boko Haram: Gen. Irabor visits MNJTF troops, urges more vigilance against surprise attacks

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Jude Johnson

The Force Commander of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, has urged troops of Sector 4 MNJTF (Diffa) Niger Republic, to be more vigilant and alert in order to avoid any surprise from Boko Haram terrorists.


Irabor in a statement on Monday by the Chief Military Public Information Officer, MNJF, Col. Timothy Antigha, made this remark during a visit to the Headquarters Sector 4 Diffa recently.


The Force Commander, while addressing the Sector Commander, Colonel Major Noma Dari and his Officers, the stated that he was in Diffa to assess troops operational readiness.


He commended the Commander, his Officers and soldiers for all the contributions made in the counter insurgency operations, but emphasized the urgent need for increased surveillance, commitment and steadfastness.


He assured the Sector of the continued support and assistance from Headquarters MNJTF.


Irabor also paid a visit to Sector 4 health unit where he encouraged the soldiers who sustained injuries during a recent operation.


He commended them for their sacrifice and wished them quick recovery.


Earlier, the Commander of Sector 4 presented a detailed brief on the activities, achievements and challenges of the formation especially in the ongoing fight against terrorism and insurgency.


The FC was accompanied on the visit by the Deputy Force Commander Brigadier General Seydou Badje, some Chiefs of Cells from the Headquarters MNJTF including: Colonels Ngwah Abdoulaye,  Sarki Bako, Oumarou Lawali, Seini Yansambou amongst others.



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