Friday, March 22, 2019 2:33 pm
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for displayed great valour in repelling Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Michika, Adamawa.
Buratai made the commendation during an operational visit to troops of 155 and 143 Task Force
Buratai, who was represented by Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division and Commander Sector I, Operation Lafiya Dole, said the troops successfully repelled attempt by the insurgents to attack the community.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that
“I am proud of you, the COAS is proud of you for
“We must be prepared to always put up strong
“We have upscale our operations in all the Theatre
“No longer remaining in defence position. How can you be in defence when the insurgents can by pass you. You must their locate them at all level and neutralised them.
“We must always work together as
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), report that the GOC who was accompanied by Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Abubakar, Commander 25 Brigade of the Army and other principal staff officers of the the Division, visited the bank were the incident happen.
Abubakar who provided more details of the incident briefed the GOC that the insurgents stormed the town around 7:20 pm but met their Waterloo by combined efforts of troops who swiftly responded to distress calls.
“Consequently, the gallant troops, with
The Brigade Commander added that the insurgents targeted the vault and the ATM machine but were not able to access them. He