PRESS RELEASE : The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has commended troops of Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Damaturu Yobe State, for inflicting a deadly blow on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) when the bandits attempted to attack Maisandari village at the outskirts of Damaturu on Tuesday the 9th of April, 2019.
The commendation was conveyed by the Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, while addressing troops of the Sector at the Headquarters 233 Battalion Damaturu on Thursday the 11th of April 2019 when he visited the Sector.
He charged the troops to remain professional and responsive at all times so as to be able to effectively deal with Boko Haram terrorism in their area of operation.
Similarly, he applauded the efforts of the Air Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, other sister security agencies and law abiding citizens for their support and cooperation which led to the successes recorded.
He enjoined security agencies to continue to collaborate so as to deny terrorists freedom of action.
Major General Akinroluyo was received and briefed by the Commanding Officer 233 Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Mohammed. The Acting Commander, Sector 2, Brigadier General Mohammed Dala, Commander 27 Task Force Brigade, Brigadier General Akinniyi Oyelade were in the entourage of the Theatre Commander.
Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations
Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE
11 April 2019