The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has fully relocated to the North-East to lead the war against the Boko Haram and the Islamic State West African Province terrorists (ISWAP).
In a press statement announcing the development, the Nigerian Army Headquater said Buratai has relocated to the North-East to oversee and coordinate troops of the Nigerian Army in the counter-insurgency war against the insurgents.
From his new location, according to the statement, Buratai will also be overseeing and directing the overall operation in the theatre and other Nigerian Army operations across the country.
“The Chief of Army Staff has relocated fully to the North-East where he is overseeing and directing the overall operation in the theatre and other army operations across the country.
“The army wishes to reassure Nigerians that it is highly committed to protecting law abiding citizens and defending our territorial integrity.
“Members of the public are requested to note that there is no form of insecurity that can not be surmounted, and the Boko Haram/ISWAP’s terrorism will also end in the nearest future,” the statement reads.