The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu has on Saturday 25th August 2018 visited Gajigana, Forward Operation Base of Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno State with a charge to the troops to maintain maximum alertness at all times.
He gave the charge during his operational visit when he addressed the troops after a tour of the FOB.
He commended the troops for their commitment in combating the Boko Haram Terrorists, expressing delight on their state of readiness and high motivation.
He therefore urged them not to drop their guards and remain vigilant and resilience at all times.
He also stated that the Army was aware of their challenges and assured the troops of necessary support, commending the efforts of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusufu Buratai in catering for their welfare.
He charged them to ensure that the Boko Haram Terrorists are routed out from the Nigerian territory.
The GOC was accompanied on the visit by the Acting Commander 7 Division Garrison Colonel Mike Alechenu, Commander 7 Division Supply and Transport Colonel Chima Okafor and Commander 7 Division Equipment Support Colonel Babatunde Olaya, among others.
In a similar vein, troops of sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole have been charged to maintain high fighting spirit as well as be discipline at all times.
The Acting Commander Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole, Brigadier General Uwem Bassey, gave the advice during an operational visit to troops in Arege and Metele from Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 August 2018.
He urged them to continue to be courageous and exhibit positive leadership qualities in order to wipe out the remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists in the Lake Chad region.
He further reminded the troops of the core values of the Nigerian Army which centers on commitment, self-sacrifice and will to put the country first whenever they are carrying out any task.
He further stated that the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists requires persistence and optimism, enjoining officers and soldiers of the Sector to play the role expected of them.
He also pointed out that this is not the time for troops to blame their circumstances on anybody or equipment, stressing that this is the time for everyone to take responsibility in wiping out the Insurgents.
He commended the troops for their resilience and selfless service, assuring them that the Chief of Army Staff will always attend to their welfare needs.
The Acting Sector Commander was accompanied by the Commander 7 Brigade Brigadier General Godwin Mutkut and Staff Officers of the Headquarters Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole.