Terrorists Must Be Denied Any Ground And Chances For Mayhem – Army...

Terrorists Must Be Denied Any Ground And Chances For Mayhem – Army Chief

By Salisu Sulaimon | Sub-Editor on March 22, 2014
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Officers and soldiers involved in the ongoing counter terrorist operations in the Northeast, have been charged to ensure that the terrorists are not given any leeway to breach security and perpetrate atrocities in any part of the identified hotspots in the campaign.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minima, (middle) in Maiduguri, explains an operational directive to field commanders  with the aid of maps.To his left is the General officer Commanding 3 Divisuion, Maj. Gen John Zaruwa
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minima, (middle) in Maiduguri, explains an operational directive to field commanders with the aid of maps.To his left is the General officer Commanding 3 Divisuion, Maj. Gen John Zaruwa

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minimah, stated this  in Maiduguri  on Wednesday, March 20, 2014 at Giwa Barracks as he toured round army facilities to check on the deployment & disposition of troops in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa  states.

Gen. Minimah who  commended the troops for their resilience in the ongoing offensive  against the terrorists, also assured them that all necessary efforts were being made  to ensure that  troops did not lack any requirement that is considered vital to accelerating  the success of the mission.He however warned against any form of indiscipline  or mishandling  of equipment available for the  operation at the moment.

The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Kenneth Minima (left) and his Air Force Counterpart, Chief of Air Staff,  Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, (middle) aboard a Nigerian Airforce reconnoissance plane putting heads  together with maps embark patrol of the mission area.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Kenneth Minima (left) and his Air Force Counterpart, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, (middle) aboard a Nigerian Airforce reconnoissance plane putting heads together with maps embark patrol of the mission area.

“All the training and experience already imparted in all military personnel”, he said were now necessary and  required to ensure that the entire effort at curbing the menace of terrorism succeed as planned.

 

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