Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Monday, led the senators representing the state at the national assembly, to visit the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru in Abuja.
Governor Zulum, Senators Kashim Shettima, Mohammed Ali Ndume and Abubakar Kyari, joined by Bornos caretaker chairman of APC, Ali Dalori, met the service chiefs over recent attacks by Boko Haram in some parts of the state.
The visits were done separately and on each, discussion was held behind closed doors.
Before one of the closed-doors, Zulum paid an open courtesy call at the office of the army chief, thanking soldiers for their patriotism, sacrifices and commitment in the shared effort to restore peace in Borno.
The governor however called on the Nigerian military to bridge keep improving trust between the population, government and the military.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru commended Governor Zulum for his tremendous support to the military and described the visit as timely.
He noted that such visit offer windows for productive exchange of ideas.
Attahiru assured the Governor that operational strategies were being enhanced in the fight against Boko Haram and other criminal activities.