Buratai boosts troops’ morale at Yobe special forces school
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday raised troops’ morale by visiting them at Nigerian Army Special Forces School in Buni-Yadi, Yobe State.
The morale-boosting visit was part of Buratai’s continuous efforts to personally “engage and interact” with commanders and troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
Spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement released yesterday in Damaturu, disclosed that 2,000 mobile policemen are also undergoing training on counter-insurgency and terrorisms operations.According to him, the Commandant of the school, Brig-Gen. C.A. Apere, briefed Buratai on training and operational challenges of the school.
Brig-Gen. A.O. Oyelade and Brig-Gen. AS Ishaq, as well as the Nigeria Police Coordinator, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nicholas Tawani, a Superintendent of Police, amongst other military officers, also briefed the COAS.
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