THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt.General Tukur Buratai, has again, commended troops of the Nigerian Army fighting insurgency in the North East, for their determination in ending the insurgents’ activities.
Buratai also commended the troops for their gallantry displayed in the face of the enemies of the Nigerian nation, described them as heroes of peace.
The Army Chief, who according to a statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, spoke during a visit to the sick and wounded in action soldiers on admission at 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital (DMSH), for their gallantry in the fight against insurgency in North East, describing them as heroes of peace and assured them of the Nigerian Army”s determination to provide all medical support needed for quick recuperation .
He spoke through the Corps Commander Medical, Major General Ikechukwu Okeke, during the 2018 Sallah celebration with the sick and wounded soldiers.
“Earlier in his welcome address, the Acting Commander 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital (DMSH) Col Samuel Adama stated that, the sit out is to show love and affection to the wounded, adding that Eid-El-Kabir celebration is a period of compassion and resilience towards achieving lasting peace in the region and the nation, “the statement The statement read further:”
He thanked the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai and other commanders for their support to the hospital. “The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu in his remarks, described the wounded as heroes and ambassador of peace in Nigeria, pointed out that the sacrifice they made cannot be quantified.
“Dignitaries that graced the occasion include the Commander 57 Division Signals Brigadier General Adesina and Principal Staff Officers of the Division, family and well wishers of the wounded soldiers.”