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Nigerian Army charges troops to remain disciplined

Troops of operation Lafiya Dole have been charged to remain disciplined, dedicated and vigilant while discharging their military duties.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai gave the charge during his routine operational visit to troops deployed to Pulka and Gwoza in Borno State.

He urged soldiers to be patient, calm and continue with their good work as well as sustain the standard of discipline which has already been set.

The COAS who is on an assessment visit to see troops in the ongoing operation area deployed to clear the remnants of boko haram terrorists around the Sambisa forest was represented by the Chief of Administration (Army), Major General M Alkali.

Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai commended the troops on the successes recorded in the ongoing campaign against insurgency in the North East.

The Army chief therefore assured them of all the support needed in the fight against insurgency.

He further stated that the dependants of fallen heroes will be promptly paid all entitlements due to them.

Nigerian Army appreciate your sacrifices to Nigeria nation. History will not forget you for all you have done to protect the territorial integrity of our country. We will continue to provide you with all you need to end this war so that displaced persons of this region can return to their respective communities. As for our troops who paid the supreme price, we will continue to provide support to the families they left behind, he assured.

The COAS was accompanied on the visit by the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu and some staff officers of the Division.

Source: Voice of Nigeria