The Chief of Army Staff ( COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has given the word of hope to Nigerians that the ongoing war against Boko Haram will soon be in the past.
According to him, plans are underway to make sure the Boko Haram is wiped out from existence and make the North a safe haven to live again.
In his words: “ We have come to Yobe State to meet you, to get to know you and you get to know us as well. We promised to end this issue of Boko Haram .
“ I am bringing very special greetings from the President and Commander – in -Chief, he is fully briefed and aware of how and what you are doing.
“ I will like to tell you that , I personally as the Chief of Army Staff I am here to take cognizance and note of the challenges you have and ensure that they are addressed to ensure you have the highest level of morale to be able to do your job and do it proudly as Nigerian soldiers .”
“ I am very pleased , your Commanders have told me what you have done collectively as part of ‘ Operation Tura Takai Bango , ” how you have pushed the Boko Haram Insurgents. We are so proud of you and I believe in the second phase of that operation you will do more. ”