Following Osinbajo's Order, Military Chiefs Arrive In Maiduguri To Tackle Boko Haram

Buratai arrives Maiduguri to tackle Boko Haram insurgents

A statement from the Defence Headquarters last night indicated that the service chiefs had started operating from Maiduguri.

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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday, paid glowing tributes to the recently abducted oil explorers by Islamist insurgents Boko Haram.

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, and other heads of military commands would also be attending the meeting.

The meeting which commenced at about 11.45 a.m. dragged on till about 4 p.m.

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Mr. Enenche, a major general, read a five-paragraph synopsis of the new strategies that the service chiefs resolved to introduce in order to salvage the worsening security situation in the northeast.

The Defense spokesman said during their meeting, the service chiefs also reviewed facts surrounding the latest Boko Haram resurgence that led to the death of over 69 persons, including NNPC and University of Maiduguri staff and members of civilian JTF in Bornoyesu, with some of them missing.

This was in conforming with the directive given by the acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on quelling Boko Haram insurgency.

The Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians to volunteer and provide useful information to assist the military in fighting the Boko Haram sect.

"It is necessary to point out some of key information required which include the following: a. Terrorists sleeper cell locations b". -Gen. Buratai, and Air Vice Marshal Abubakar. "We will never forget that sacrifice", he said.


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