Nigerian Service Chiefs restates commitment to end Boko Haram in December

Nigerian Service Chiefs have assured that the December deadline given by President Muhammadu Buhari to end the activities of the Boko Haram sect in the north-east Nigeria would be met.

The assurance came at a meeting with the Service Chiefs held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja yesterday, where the President and the Service Chiefs assessed the war against terror, the success and the challenges facing the military.

While briefing reporters after the meeting, the Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Abayomi Olonisakin, said the meeting had become necessary to review the operations of the military after 60 days into the new order and assured Nigerians that the mandate would be delivered, in spite of the challenges of weather and logistics.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Aliyu Ismaila, also said that President Buhari was not in doubt with the capabilities of the Nigerian Army to end the activities of the Boko Haram terrorists in the north-east.

The meeting is coming days after the president reiterated his commitment to bringing an end to the activities of the Boko Haram in the north-east.

 

 



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