By Press Unit
As part of measures taken to assess troops’ combat readiness and boosting their morale in the ongoing Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency Operations, the Theatre Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), Major General Christopher Musa on 17 December 2022, continued with his operational visit to frontline troops of 26 Task Force Brigade, Bde, Gwoza.
Upon arrival at the Bde Headquarters, the Theatre Commander was received and briefed by the Brigade Commander, Brigadier General DR Dantani.
Thereafter, the Theatre Commander proceeded to 192 Bn Headquarters were he inspected ongoing projects and facilities.
He equally visited troops location at FOB Rann and 3 Bn (Main), Gamboru.
During the visits, the TC addressed troops on various issues including current security situation, admin issues and ongoing operations in the Theatre.
Furthermore, Major General Musa assured them of the unrelenting efforts of the Theatre predicated on the directives of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya that all troops who have served in the Theatre for two years should be adequately rotated.
While relaying the commendations of the CDS, General Leo Irabor and Service Chiefs, he also urged troops to remain disciplined and committed to neutralizing the marauding remnants of BHT/ISWAP terrorists hibernating within the North East region and the fringes of Lake Chad.
Major General Musa in his words said, “we have only one work which is to neutralize terrorists; sustain the momentum and continue to make the NA proud by neutralizing all terrorists you came in contact with.
In the entourage of the Theatre Commander is the Theatre Logistics Component Commanders, Brigadier General E.H Akpan; the Theatre Intelligence Coordinator, Colonel O.M Azuikpe; Commander NA UAV COMD, Colonel I Sule and the Ch J1, Colonel UG Okodaso.
@views exclusive rights: Press Unit, Nigerian Army, December 17, 2022.