Chief of Defence Staff led Service Chiefs and Inspector General of Police to headquarters Theatre Command ahead of President Buhari’s visit.

By Dauda Iliya


Ahead of Thursday’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Iraboh has led Service Chiefs and the Inspector General of Police to an operational visit to headquarters Theatre Command Joint Taskforce, Operation Hadin Kai Maimalari Cantonment.

Briefing newsmen after receiving operational brief that lasted for one and half hour, The Chief of Defence Staff, General Irabor reassured the commitment of the military to end the protracted Boko Haram insurgency.

General Iraboh said their visit to the Theatre is to strategize and address the security problems facing the people of the Northeast and the entire country.

According to him, the greatest challenge before the military and other security agencies is how to restore peace in the entire region, stressing the need for collaborative effort to end the crisis.

In a remark before the close door session, The acting Theatre Commander Joint Taskforce Operation Hadin Kai Major General Felix Omoigui remarked that the Theatre had recorded numerous success which led to economic activities to thrive in many liberated areas of the northeast.

The Chief of Defence Staff was accompanied on the visit by Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouq Yahaya, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Auwal Gambo, Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Principal Staff Officers from Defence and Service Headquarters.

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