Luitenant General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff
Luitenant General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has task troops in Maiduguri to ensure that loyalty, obedience and sacrifice, were constantly observed in their operational conducts.

Buratai made the call during a visit to the 7-Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno state to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with the wounded troops at the hospital.

Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai

The Army Chief said that the army had lived up to expectations and remained ahead of the threats bedeviling the country in spite of some daunting challenges. He added that its commitment to the collective peace and security as well as the stability of Nigeria remained resolute and unshaken.

The Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroloye said that the occasion was a pointer to the fact that the army authorities cared about the recuperating officers and soldiers in the hospital. He added that the celebration would also boost the officers to recover fast and rejoin their colleagues in the fight against the Boko Haram in the North East.