By Lazarus Zakaa
The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusufu Buratai has today Sunday 5 April 2020 visited the wounded Soldiers at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri.
In a statement released by Acting Director, Army Public Relation, Col. Sagir Musa said the wounded personnel were those who had an encounter with Boko Haram in Gorgi, Borno State on 22 March 2020.
He said, among the wounded, some have been evacuated to 44 Reference Hospital Kaduna for more specialist treatment/management.
Col. Musa also said, “after the incident was reported, the COAS, on the 25 March 2020, instructed the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) Army Maj Gen EO Udo to move to the operational arena to see the wounded and convey his goodwill message to them.
“In today’s visit, Gen TY Buratai was accompanied by the CTOP Maj Gen EO Udo, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya, Commander Engineer Corps Maj Gen JS Malu, Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen SA Adebayo and Acting Provost Marshal Army Brig Gen H Ahmed among other Senior Army Officers.