Not less than 3,000 gallant soldiers of the Nigerian Army have on Tuesday been elevated by their principal, Tukur Buratai in Northern Nigeria, as part of the military’s tradition to motivate its personnel at the warfront.
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Speaking from the 28 Task Force Brigade Headquarters, Mubi, Adamawa state, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, who decorated 2,903 soldiers currently fighting the Boko Haram terrorists said the essence of his visit to Mubi was to inspect, assess the performance of personnel and motivate them in order to ensure the realisation of December deadline.
“I am in Mubi together with some key military personnel to see and get firsthand operational requirements of the Brigade and its affiliated units as well as to identify challenges facing them.
“I have been briefed and I am happy, the Brigade and its units are doing very well, I highly commended their efforts,’’ Mr. Burutai said.
He said their sacrifices for protecting the country’s sovereignty from enemies like Boko Haram terrorists and other evils atrocities would never be in vain.