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Army commander hails troops for crushing insurgents in Yobe

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Troops

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, have been commended for crushing the insurgents that recently attempted  to attack their base in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

According to a statement yesterday by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole, Lieutenant, Njoka Irabor, the Acting Commander of the Operation, Brigadier General Mohammed Dala, commended the troops while interacting with them.

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The statement read in part: “The Sector Commander further reassured the troops of the unrelenting effort and commitment of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai in giving them all the necessary resources, assuring that issues of troop’s welfare will always be accorded the desired attention. He also sued for the steadfastness of the troops, saying that; “your sacrifices to this nation at this time is highly required now, like never before”.

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“The Sector Commander further hailed the troops for their combat readiness, that ensured the timely crushing of the Boko Haram criminal elements and for defending the military base, which has cumulated in the peaceful atmosphere witnessed during the visit of the Commander-in-chief Armed Forces of the federal republic Nigeria to Yobe state yesterday.

“He further charged the troops to maintain the high spirit of fighting displayed in inflicting maximum casualty on the Boko Haram terrorist who attempted an attack on the military base.”

 

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