Army Renames Counter-insurgency Operation

Army Renames Counter-insurgency Operation

By News Desk | The Trent on July 20, 2015
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Nigerian troops (file) boko haram Nigerian Army Sokoto
Nigerian troops (file)

The newly appointed chief of army staff, Major General Tukur Buratai on Sunday, July 19, 2015 changed the codename of the anti-Boko Haram operation going on in the North East.

Major General Tukur Buratai
Major General Tukur Buratai

Buratai, who was in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State changed the name of the operation from “Operation Zaman Lafiya” to ”Lafiya Dole”, stating that the name was changed because the terrorist have refused to take the opportunity for peace, hence “enough is enough.”

Speaking further, Buratai said the army must wake up to its traditional responsibility of defending the integrity of the nation.

He also pledged to give the troops the needed support to make sure that peace returns to the troubled region regardless of the plans of the insurgents.

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