There is no rift between the military and Borno government -Theater Commander
By Madu Mohammed . Maiduguri
The theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole. major General Olusegun Adeniyi has refuted the rumour going round the social media and some online media that there is rift between the command and the Borno state government..
Addressing newsmen at a Press briefing held at the headquarters of the theater Command on Friday, the theater Commander Major General Olusegun Adeniyi said “there is no rift between the military and Borno state government. The military has good relationship between it and the state goverment”.
” the rumour going round that there is no good working relationship between the Military and the Borno state government is incorrect, false and baseless. The military and Borno state government are working closely. Even this morning I spoke with Governor Zulum and his commissioner for local government and Emirate Affairs “, General Adeniyi added.
The commander said ” for the military to win the war against Boko Haram it must work closely with all stakeholders. So we have been working closely with not only Borno state government but with Adamawa and Yobe states”.
” I am calling on the general public to disregard the rumour, it is baseless and incorrect aimed at sabotaging the war against Boko. Haram insurgents”, he explained.
On the reopening of Maiduguri- Damboa- Biu road. General Adeniyi said ” the road has been opened from Maiduguri to Biu. But we are moving without escorts unlike before base in the advised if Governor Zulum. We have our patrol vehicles. Police, CJT,F Vigilantes and hunters patroling the road to ensure safety of the motorists plying the road”.
While speaking on the Damasak attack, the theater commander said “yes the Boko Haram came in 14 gun trucks but we severely dealt with them . They came againg on Thursday morning for revenge and We gave them a heavy blow they came again in the evening we gave them resounding blow again”.
He said since the military adopted the concept of super camp, the Boko Haram insurgents have never had it easy, as whenever they came their troops dealt with them, adding that the concept is yielding the desire result.
Nigerian Army Commissions Camp Delta Response Force For Emergency Reinforcement in the Fight Against Insurgency in the Northeast
Nigerian Army commissions Camp Delta Response force for emergency reinforcements in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The theater Command Operation Lafiya Dole and the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army has inaugurated Camp Delta Operation Response force and Combato building to provvide quick response and reinforcement in the fight against insurgency and Combato building to provide restaurant, gymnastic and relaxation centres for the troops of the theater.
While commissioning the Camp Delta force at the headquarters 7 Division of the Nigerian Army at the Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri on Thursday, the Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai said “As parts of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL), the commissioning of the Delta force is to provide quick response to troops when ever they received destress call upon.it is often to any troops in operation that there is a troops to response to their emergencies in no time”
The Chief of Army Staff represented by the theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, ,Major General Faruk Yahaya said “this initiative was conceived by the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim to response to any threat in the fight against insurgency and any form of criminality.. The quick response force camp Delta is to provide response to any threat and provide place to rest for the Delta Special force’.
He said ” the commissioning of the Camp.Delta force was deliberately syncronized to be part of the NADCEL celebration 2020 to celebrate serving and retired officers and solders of the Nigerian Army and showcase the capability ”
‘ Today many projects are being commissioned in all Army formations and units across the country. Here in the 7 Division were witnessing the commissioning of Camp Delta force and also Comboto building which has restaurant, gymnastics and relaxation centre for our troops that’s 3 in one .
” I assured you of the Nigerian army’s determination to ending insurgency and all other forms of crime across the nation. On behalf of the CoAS I will like to congratulate the GOC 7 Division for successful completion and commissioning of the Combato”, he added.
On the commissioning the Combato building,, the theater Commander said ” my predecessor, General Adeniyi some time in February this year constructed a Combato tent but the tent with not withstand the weather of these areas. When I assumed office, I directed for construction of Combato building on 25th May, 2020 to serve as a special relaxation centre for our troops when they are off duty”.
” The Combato building provides restaurants, gymnastic and recreation to our staff, as well as meat joint.for relaxation of the troops during off duty hours and also to keep them fit.. .” the theater commander said.
While appreciating the COAS for his support to the theater, General Faruk Yahaya said we are committed ensure our mandate of keeping Northeast is sacrosanct. I therefore call on the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to redouble our efforts, though rainy season is set it i know as a professionals we can do it as the COAS has urge us yo decisively deal with the insurgents ”
In his welcome address. The Acting Goc. 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim said “on assumption of office as Acting GOC, I saw the need to put in place a befitting Camp Delta Response Reaction force to respond to emergencies and reinforcement to our troops.”
“With the force in place Maiduguri and its environs is safe and Maimalari cantonment is impregnantly secured. The Camp Delta force will Also provide s place for our special force to rest after successful response operation’s”, General Ibrahim added.
He assured the COAS and Nigerian in general that they determined to bring the war against insurgency to a successful end .
Bursted; Buhari’s PA, Tunde uses phone to text CBN GOV. NNPC GMD ors to make financial demands
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By Daily Hint
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant, Sabiu ‘Tunde’ Yusuf, has reportedly been caught using the President’s cell phone to text the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele to make financial demands.
Tunde has also been caught texting the General Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and others soliciting for finances and other demands.
The revelation was made to ElombahNews by a source close to the Presidential Villa.
The source also revealed that he also takes official letter headed papers for personal use.
He also reportedly changes memos, a “height of criminality,” the source noted.
More details later…
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