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Army to redouble effort to end insurgency

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has directed all General Officer Commander, and Field Commanders to redouble their efforts to flush out all collaborators and Insurgents in the country as directed by the President within the shortest possible time.

He stated this in Abuja at a special meeting with his principal staff officer, GOC’s, and Field Commanders at the Army Headquarters.                    

In a news briefing to rell out the outcome of the meeting, the acting Director Army public relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, said General Buratai emphasised that it would no longer be business as usual as all Commanders must personnely lead their troops to the field to fish out and stop the insurgents.                                       

He announced the change of this year’s Army day celebration scheduled for Jos to be moved to Kastina where a new Army operation exercise will be launched known as ‘Exercise SAHEL SANITY’ aimed at dealing with bandits and other forms of crimes in that region.

Chukwuma Agbanusi

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