General Ali Assumes Duty As Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
Major General Ibrahim Ali has assumed duty as the new theater Commander, Northeast Operation Hadin Kai as, Major General Christopher Musa handed over the leadership of the command to him.
Addressing the troops at the headquarters, theater Command, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri on Saturday,, Major General Christopher Musa urged the troops to extend the support given to him to the new theater Commander., Major General Ibrahim’ Ali.
General Christopher Musa assumed the leadership of the command of the theater Northeast Operation Hadin Kai from 18 June 2021 to 28th January, 2023, to Nigerian Army infantry Corp, as commander.
” We have made a tremendous successes in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents, but it is not over and there is still a lot to be done. As I depart I would still monitor what is happening in the theater i urge you to give more support to my successor General Ibrahim Ali . I know him since 1987, he is a dedicated, committed and gallant officer. I have no doubt he would do better”, General Musa said.
He said “this year is a year we hope to fight against Boko Haram. We hope to hand over the Flagg of total peace in the Northeast. The time for our troops to run for Boko Haram is over because we are better equipped than them. We must achieve our mandate of restoring peace to the Northeast”.
General Musa thanked the Chief of Army Staff, General Faruk Yahaya for giving him the opportunity to serve as theater Commander, Governor Babagana Zulum, the media and troops for Supporting through out his period as theater Commander.
Speaking in an interview with journalists shortly after taking over the mantle of the command, the new theater Commander, Major General Ibrahim Ali said he is going to continue from where General Musa stopped.
He said he has once work in the theater and would bring his wealth of experienced from various operations and the theater to bear in ensuring the war against insurgency as brought to an end .