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Government pledges more logistics for army against insurgency

18 August 2015, 12:02

Abuja - The National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Munguno, stressed Federal Government’s resolve to provide the necessary logistics and support to the armed forces for effective counter-insurgency in the North East.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Headquarters, Air Commodore Dele Alonge on Monday in Abuja.

The statement said that the Munguno delivered the message on behalf of the president while addressing the NAF personnel in Yola.

The statement further quoted the NSA having told the troops that the visit of the top security officials was to boost their morales, in addition to ascertaining the situation on the ground.

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He commended the NAF personnel’s commitment and patriotism while urging them to keep up the spirit by remaining steadfast in their resolve to halt the atrocities of the insurgents.

The NSA visited the operational areas in the North-Eastern zone of the country in the company of service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police.

The NSA and his team visited Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola, among other operational areas.



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