The Chief if Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has urged the troops of Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE to be more Robust in their fight to end terrorism in North East Nigeria.
The Army Chief have this charge at a dubar he held with the troops at the Command and Control Center in Maiduguri, Borno State on 26 June.
The Army Spokesperson, Col. Sagir Musa who made this known in a statement on Saturday said a total of 300 troops drawn from the various Units and Formations across the Theatre Command attended the occasion, where, as a rare privilege, troops freely interacted one-on-one with the Army Chief.
According to Musa, the troops were allowed to sincerely bare their minds on issues bothering them either as a group or individually, especially on professional matters like administration, welfare, logistics and general operational situation including progress and challenges without restriction.
Musa said Buratai Aso ommended the troops for their gallantry and requested them to open up to him in case of any problem or issue that he needs to know and address.
Buratai remindef the troops of the expectationns of Nigerians as to their ability to keep the country safe, which they must be able to meet or surpass.
Buratai also told the troops to be mindful of fake news and terrorists’ propaganda.