Nigerian Army Commends Zulum For Logistics Support To End Boko Haram

Nigerian Army Commends Zulum For Logistics Support To End Boko Haram
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Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri.

The acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General A. A. Eyitayo, has commended Borno state Governor Professor Babagana Umaru Zullum for logistics and other support to the Nigerian Army, to enhance the fight against Boko Haram/ISWAP,

The General, disclosed this during Zulum’s visit to headquarters of the 7th Division in Maiduguri for a social gathering organized by the army to celebrate the acting GOC’s recent promotion to the rank of a Major General.

While acting as GOC, Eyitayo is commander of sector 1 of operation “Hadin kai” a larger body that is fighting Boko Haram across the Northeast.

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According to him, “Severally without being prompted, you (Governor Zulum) come to our aide to support us (the army) even logistics wise. Through your persistence and unrelenting cooperation and assistance, you (Governor Zulum) have one way or the other, turned the spirit of the soldiers into fighting machines” General Eyitayo said.

He said that, the GOC requested Governor Zulum to convey the gratitude of his officers to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief of Army Staff for identifying and promoting deserving soldiers involved with the fight against Boko Haram in Borno State, which he indicated, was highly encouraging.

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In his respond the state Governor Zulum congratulated the acting GOC and other recently promoted military officers, saying that the people of Borno share the good moment and are happy with it.

He described that, the officers and personnel of the military and other security establishment deserve to be supported and encouraged.

Added that, ” let me tell you that,  their duties as tough ones, hence the need for not only support by states, for increase in their entitlements, when the economy permits such considerations by the Federal Government.

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AljazirahNigeria, learnt that Governor Zulum was there as part of his usual support to the military operating in Borno State.


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