Nigeria armed forces have achieved over 80 percent success in destroying Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgency, banditry, and other criminality across the country.

The outgoing Minister of Defence, Barshi Magashi, made this known while speaking at a valedictory dinner in his honour, organized by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Ibrahim Abubakar Kana. He also noted that there is nothing that the armed forces have not done to keep this country together.

The Minister, while commenting on the working relationship with the Chief of Defence Staff and the Service Chiefs, said he understands that everything we do requires teamwork, adding that when he joined the ministry, found that there are lot of things that forces were required to do.

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Ibrahim Abubakar Kana commended Magashi for providing leadership to the Armed Forces as well as the ministry.

On his part, the Chief of Defence Staff, General, Lucky Irabor, Magashi is a man full of wisdom and is detailed who used these attributes to lead the Armed Forces.