The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force, Major General Abdul Khalifah has called for partnership with other regional forces to defeat terrorism in the Lake Chad area and the Sahel.
Khalifah made the call when he received the new Force Commander of Operation Barkhane, French born Major General Bruno Baratz in the Force Headquarters Camp Farcha in Ndjamena Chad.
This is contained in a statement from the spokesman of the Force Lt.-Colonel K.A Adegoke.
The Force comprises of troops from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger Republic and has its headquarters in Ndjamena, Chad.
The commander appreciated the cooperation between Operation Barkhane and the Force noting that the feat should be sustained.
He equally thanked the troops for their stabilising roles in the fight against terrorism in the region and urged for sustenance.