North East Theatre Commander Confers Heroic Medals on Wounded in Action Officers, Soldiers in Borno


In military service all over the world, including the Nigerian military,  awards and decorations are received for service, wartime participation, and personal achievement.

However, there is one medal that holds special significance out of these Medals.

For a military personnel, receiving this medal means, your country recognizes the heroic and enormous sacrifice that a service member made while in the line of duty,  whether they sustain grievous injuries or die fighting the enemy.

The medal eventually makes its way into the hands of the Officers,  soldiers, veteran or their family.


Therefore, on Friday, 1st April, 2022, the Theatre Commander Joint Task Force(JTF) North East, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Major General Christopher Musa conferred medals of operations Lafiya Dole (OPLD) and Ops Tura Takai Bango on officers and soldiers in recognition of their gallantry in the theatre of operations.

The ceremonial event took place at headquarters Theatre Commandceremonial OPHK, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.



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