- Says Nigeria’s sovereignty as a nation is threatened
The Chief of Army Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has called up troops fighting against the Boko Haram insurgents. to stand up and defend the country as the nation’s sovereignty is under threat.
The Army Chief told the troops that the next few days will be crucial to Operation LAFIYA DOLE,
“It is also crucial to our country Nigeria. Our sovereignty as a nation is threatened. The Nigerian Army and indeed the military as the symbol of our nationhood is being challenged. Our ability to stand and defeat the Boko Haram terrorists in the next few weeks will determine the future of our country. We cannot afford to lose the fight. We are better trained and better equipped. The whole nation is behind us. Mr President is with us. Let us remain steadfast in this noble cause. Be courageous. We must degrade and defeat the terrorists. This job must be done. We must make our country men and women proud.”