Boko Haram: Zulum meets Buratai, wants army’s momentum sustained

Zulum’s devotion is legendary, says COAS

Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday visited the headquarters of the Nigerian Army for a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai. 

He said his visit was to privately discuss some “silent issues” on the ongoing fight against Boko Haram. The Gov commended the army for its institutional commitment & the supreme sacrifices of personnel involved in fighting the insurgents in Borno’s search for peace. 

Zulum called on the army to sustain its momentum by taking the fight to the enclaves of Boko Haram in order to end the war. 

In his comment, the chief of army staff (COAS) Lt General Tukur Buratai said Governor Zulum’s commitment to the fight against Boko Haram is legendary and something everyone is proud of. 

Buratai also described Zulum as a dynamic governor that has been of tremendous support to the Nigerian military in the combined effort to end Boko Haram. 

The COAS reaffirmed the army’s commitment to not only continue taking their fight to the enclaves of boko haram but also to go after them beyond Nigeria’s borders through institutional collaboration with neighboring countries. 

He also called for increased synergy between the military and host civilian communities to eliminate trust deficit & enhance the generation & sharing of information that leads to actionable intelligence.

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