Thu. Aug 11th, 2022

Force Commander (FC) of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Maj Gen Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim has urged troops fighting insurgency to be more focused and ruthless in decimating the remnants of the Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists

Ibrahimgave this charge when he made an
an operational visit to Headquarters 3 Battalion in Gamboru Ngala. The FC was received by the Commanding Officer (CO) Lt Col AS Olasegbe .

The FC addressed troops of the Battalion and thanked them for their courage doggedness and dedication. He also informed them that he has been briefed on their extended stay in the mission area and assured them that the AHQ was working assiduously to rotate them soonest and that they should remain patient disciplined as always.

The FC then addressed the Civilian Joint Task Force and Hunters in Gamboru by thanking them for volunteering to assist the military whenever called upon and assured them that plans were underway to ensure an end is brought to the menace of the BHts/ISWAP.

He also met separately with  government officials and representatives of security agencies in the area.

The FC also had a meeting with the Theatre Commander Operation Hadin Kai who was also on an operational tour of his area of responsibility. Issues discussed bordered on improving synergy and cooperation between the 2 operations. Visit was hitch free and the FC has returned to his Headquarters in Ndjamena Chad.

In another development, Ibrahim received a UN delegation led by the Deputy Director, Regional Operations Division, United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) Mrs Poussin Florence at the HQ MNJTF. He assured the United Nations (UN) continuous collaboration and synergy with its agencies in the course of execution of MNJTF mandates.

he FC made the remarks when he on 19 January 2022. General Ibrahim welcomed the delegation and expressed appreciation for the visit, which he said will surely reinforce and enhance the exiting relationship. As part of the activities marking the visit, an information brief detailing the MNJTF activities was presented to the delegation and thereafter an interactive session took place.

In her remarks, Florence thanked the FC for the detailed brief and warm reception to the delegation. She said, UN will continue to support and collaborate with MNJTF to enable it achieve its mandates.

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