In furtherance of his operational tour to theatre of operation in the North East, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Friday visited the Army Special Super Camp Chabbal in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
According to senior military sources, while at the camp, the COAS addressed officers and men, after which he had durbar with troops where operational, logistical and administrative issues were discussed.
The Chief of Army Staff earlier on Thursday was at the Army Super Camp, Ngamdu, where he inspected the construction and renovation works as well as facilities at the camp.
During the visit to the Super Camp, Ngamdu, General Buratai was represented by the Chief of Training and Operations Army in the company of the Commander Engineer Corps and Theatre Commander Operation “LAFIYA DOLE”, Major Generals NE Angbazo, JS Malu and F Yahaiya among other senior army officers.
The COAS applauded the troops for their resilience, patriotism and commitment in the war on terror in Nigeria.
He directed them to be more courageous and bolder to end the war.
He said, “The whole country is hopeful that you should achieve results, you must bring this war to an end very soon.
“You are better trainned, equipped and motivated to do the nation proud, and so you must be more courageous and bolder to end terrorism in Nigeria.”
He reiterated, “The Nigerian Army is not in the North East Theatre of Operation for Crowd Dispersal or Peace keeping Mission.
“We are here for war and so you must be perpetually in war mode if you want to succeed.”
The Chief of Army Staff also inaugurated a 40-bed capacity accommodation for soldiers on escorts and guard’s duty at the Flag Staff House Annex in Maiduguri.