COAS Applaud Troops For Dislodging Terrorists In Timbuktu


By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja.

The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru has commended troops of Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE for their exploits and achievements in dislodging the Boko Haram insurgents and Islamic States West Africa Province criminals from their claves within the Timbuktu Triangle.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima in Yobe sate.

According to him, the COAS made the commendation on,14 March 2021 during his maiden familiarization visit to Sector 2 Headquarters in Damaturu the Yobe State capital.

The statement also said, the Chief of Army Staff noted that he has been briefed on the challenges confronting the troops in the Sector and assured them of his intervention as soon as possible.

He also said the COAS commended their resilience, doggedness and professionalism exhibited since the beginning of Operations. He equally encouraged them not to relent but to build on the successes recorded so far.

General Yerima said, the Acting Commander Sector 2 Operation LIFAYA DOLE Brig Gen Adamu Nura while welcoming the Chief of Army Staff assured him that the Sector under his watch will continue to make necessary sacrifices for the betterment of our county and North Eastern Region in particular. He reiterated that Sector 2 will continue to align with the COAS Vision and Command Philosophy.

He said, the Chief of Army Staff thereafter conducted round to inspect ongoing projects and construction of new barracks for 233 Battalion in Damaturu.


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