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Buratai commends Operation Lafiya Dole for crushing Boko Haram



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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, in Yobe State, commended troops of Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, operating in Damaturu for inflicting devastating fireworks on the Boko Haram terrorists whos attempted to attack Maisandari village at the outskirts of Damaturu on Tuesday.

The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, addressing troops of the Sector at the Headquarters 233 Battalion Damaturu on Thursday when he visited the Sector, communicated the commendation of the Chief of Army Staff.

The COAS encouraged the troops to remain professional and responsive at all times so as to be able to effectively deal with Boko Haram terrorism in their area of operation.

The Chief of Army Staff also commended the efforts of the Air Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, other sister security agencies and law abiding citizens for their support and cooperation which led to the successes recorded. Buratai told the security agencies to continue to collaborate so as to deny terrorists freedom of action.

The representative of the Army Chief was received and briefed by the Commanding Officer 233 Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Mohammed.

The Acting Commander, Sector 2, Brigadier General Mohammed Dala, Commander 27 Task Force Brigade, Brigadier General Akinniyi Oyelade were in the entourage of the Theatre Commander.