By : Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on visitsto troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of an effort to enhance the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast.
In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that Buratai on Thursday visited troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi in Yobe.
Usman said the visit was part of the Chief of Army Staff’s continuous efforts to personally engage and interact with commanders and troops on operational activities.
According to him, some 2,000 Mobile Policemen are currently undergoing training at the school.
Usman added that Buratai accompanied by Principal Staff Officers and Directors was briefed by the Commandant of the school, Brig. Gen. CA Apere, and conducted round the school.
Other officers in attendance included Brig. Gen. AO Oyedele, the Commander, 27 Task Force Brigade, Brig. Gen. AS Ishaq, the Nigeria Police Coordinator Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Superintendent Nicholas Tawani, among others.