Borno - The new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Turkur Buratai, has warned troops against acts of indiscipline and cowardice in the ongoing campaign against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
Buratai made the comment during a visit to troops of 103 Battalion Nigerian Army, Konduga, Borno State, on Sunday.
The army chief also renamed the military operation in the North-East from Operation Zaman Lafiya to Operation Lafiya Dole as part of the efforts to intensify the onslaught against the insurgents in the area.
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He said that the change of name was to send out a strong message to the insurgents that they would not be allowed to perpetrate their heinous crimes in the region.
According to him, Buratai used the opportunity of his visit to assure the troops of the Federal Government’s commitment to the provision of necessary equipment for the fight against the insurgency.
Buratai who briefed the troops about his vision for the Army and resolved to end the insurgency commended them for their resilience and bravery.
- News 24