Military Leaders Pledge Support to Buhari

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Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, on Wednesday during a meeting of the Security Chiefs with the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, maintained that the Nigerian military wholeheartedly supports the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Dan Ali applauded the administration’s support in the fight against Boko Haram as well as the welfare of troops in crisis-ridden areas in the northeast.He further disclosed that more equipment have been procured to strengthen the troops in the fight against the terrorists.

He stated further that over 2,000 people held captive by the terrorists have been released, with several high profile Boko Haram Commanders arrested.

The Minister further claimed that normalcy has been restored to Southern Kaduna, following the recent killings in Kafanchan.

He added that efforts are ongoing to construct a military barrack in Southern Kaduna area.

Some others Present at the Security Council briefing were the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, and the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed.

Source: Vanguard


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