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Adamawa chiefs urged to help end terror

21 September 2015, 18:56

Adamawa - Traditional rulers in Mubi Emirate Council and its environs have been urged to cooperate and share information with the military to help end insurgency.

The Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar, has made the call after paying a visit to the troops in the frontline operating in Adamawa State.

The visit also took the Commander to the Headquarters 75 Strategic Tactical Group of the Nigerian Air Force where he was briefed on air operations of the Operation Lafiya Dole, which is an intensfied campaign to end the Boko Haram terror.

Abubakar later proceeded to the 28 Task Force Brigade in Mubi where he addressed the troops and presented the Army leaders' goodwill message as well as commended the troops for the commendable work they are doing.

Also read: Troops repair bombed Borno bridge

He also attended an interactive session organized by the Department of Civil- Military Affairs for the civil society groups where books and other learning materials were presented for distribution to all schools in the area.

Similarly, the tour also took Abubakar to Gombi where he equally addressed the troops before returning to Yola and proceeded to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).

He used the occasion to address the camp’s staff and urged them to be more dedicated and alert at all times.

"It should be noted that the visit was to enable the Commander synergise the efforts of the troops as well as their performance in the frontline," Tukur Ismail Gusau, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, said.

- CAJ News


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