Protection Minister emphasizes FG support For Troops Fighting Insurgency

The Minister of Defense, Brig.- Gen. Muhammad Dan-Ali (rtd), has guaranteed officers battling insurrection in the North East of government's dedication to give the required logistics to quickly end rebellion in the nation.

Dan-Ali gave the certification in Damaturu on Friday at a Christmas lunch composed for troops battling revolt in the North East.

He recognized a portion of the difficulties confronting the operations and noticed that the greater part of the difficulties were being tended to.

He additionally asked the troops to stay focused on the war against rebellion in the North East.

"While your welfare needs is being tended to, I ask you to keep on holding fast to every one of the principles of engagement in your operations.

"I need all of you to take note of that your activities and inactions will be represented, you should in this manner regard the privileges of individuals in your host groups," he charged.

On his part, the Chief of Defense Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, praised the penances of troops battling on diverse fronts the nation over.

He said their commitments in the annihilation of terrorism would not be overlooked in a rush.

Olonisakin, on the other hand, asked the troops not to yield in their endeavors to viably end the rebellion.

"We are bit by bit moving into 2016, accordingly, we should not lay on our paddles to win the war.

"As we move into 2016 I need to urge you to be more resolved to recover every single lost territorie, that is the charge and request on every one of you as we enter the New Year.

"On our part we will do our best to guarantee that all logistics and welfare required to arraign the war to a coherent conclusion were given," he said.

Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, said the visit of the resistance clergyman would support the spirit of troops in the continuous operation.

He noticed that the circumstance in the disturbed district has enhanced enormously and credited the accomplishment to the penances of the troops.

"The security circumstance has significantly enhanced and I need to compliment the troops for work well done.

"We are entering the New Year and I trust that we will begin slowing down to close the operation,'' he said.

Yobe Deputy Gov. Abubakar Aliyu affirmed that the security circumstance had for sure enhanced in the state.

He said not at all like the past merriments since the uprising began, inhabitants could praise the yuletide without trepidation of any assault from the extremists.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the occasion, held at Army Headquarters Logistic Base in Damaturu, was gone to recognized visitors who served the fighters with different treats. (NAN)