Chief of the Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has visited troops of 21 Brigade at Bama, Borno State where he not only hailed their performance against Boko Haram but also gave automatic promotion to two soldiers for gallantry.
The troops from the brigade had liberated Bama from Haram terrorists after a fierce battle leading to the killing of scores of the terrorists while a cache of arms and Improvised Explosive Device, IED, making materials were recovered.
According to a statement by Lt. Colonel Aminu Illyasu, the COAS, while addressing troops, reminded them of their mandate and deadline to clear the pockets of Boko Haram terrorists within their area of operative before the end of December which he strongly believes is possible looking at their high spirit. Read more