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Sustain aggressive offensive against insurgents, bandits – COAS tasks troops



Sustain aggressive offensive against insurgents, bandits – COAS tasks troops

The Chief of Staff of the Army (COAS), Lieutenant General. Faruk Yahaya, has led Nigerian army troops to sustain offensives against bandit insecurities in Nigeria.

Yahaya gave the directive while addressing the troops during the operational visit to the 23rd Brigade, Yola on Saturday.

He urged them to continue eliminating criminals to the point of surrender.

Yahaya’s directives were released in a statement, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in Abuja.

He assured troops of their commitment to address all challenges that troops face so that they can perform optimally.

He said troops needed to constantly train and apply their combat experiences to confront adversaries decisively.

COAS also inaugurated two blocks of accommodation for soldiers during the visit in line with its commitment to improving the well-being of personnel and raising the morale of the troops.

He urged them to ensure proper maintenance of the facilities and to make good use of them.

Source: NAN

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