The Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Faruk Yahaya has given a marching order to soldiers of Sector 2 Joint Task Force North East Operation, HADIN KAI, to destroy all Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists enclaves in their various locations.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement yesterday, June 6, said that General Yahaya gave the charge while addressing troops in Damaturu, Yobe State.
The army chief was quoted as commending the troops for the successful conduct of various operations, which include Operation Ayiso Tamunoma, Katana Jimlan, Fire Ball and Operation Tura Takaibango among others.
He enjoined them to use their experiences from the series of operations to destroy the remnants of the marauding terrorists within their area of responsibility.
General Yahaya assured them of improved welfare and a new reward system for troops who performed gallantly in any operation.
According to the statement, the Commander Sector 2 Operation HADIN KAI, Brig.-Gen. Adamu Nura, had earlier briefed the army chief on the operational engagements and challenges in the sector.