The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to end Boko Haram insurgency, restore peace and stability to the North-East.
Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the incoming Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this at the burial of five fallen heroes, at the Nigerian Army Cemetery, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.
Adeniyi said the military will not rest until it ensures total defeat of the insurgency and restoration of peace to the war tone region.
He described the fallen heroes as gallant, courageous and brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the defence of the country.
Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi said What happened is sad, but that their families should know that they did not die in vain; they die for Nigeria, they die for their fatherland.
Adeniyi listed the fallen heroes to include Col. Kenneth Elemele, Lance Corporals Ajijola Sunday, Oguntuase Ayo, Dimos Danial, and Private Akinola Ayoola.