Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Nigeria Military Has Shown Confidence By Entering Into Sambisa Forest – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State Yesterday said the Nigeria Army has demonstrated it readiness to stamp out terrorism in the country by gaining control over the stronghold of the Bokoharam sect called “Sambisa forest.

”He made this statement when the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General, Turkur Yusuf Burutai, led his team on a courtesy call to Governor Okorocha at Government House in Owerri.
He said, ” You have done a great work in
the fight against terrorism by the
Bokoharam in Nigeria even the Sambisa
forest considered to be the stronghold of
Bokoharam have been taken over by
Nigeria Army. ” It was the view of
Okorocha that ” Terrorism has become a
daily occurrence in the world even most of
the wealthy nations are still fighting to
curtail the trend. But I want to say thanks
to Nigeria Army, you have done us proud.
” He added that, ” Imo is one of the safest
state in Nigeria” according to Okorocha ”
We were able to archive peace in this state
because of the good relationship among the
Army, Police and the local security
network. ”
Responding, the Chief of Army Staff,
Lieutenant General Turkur Burutai , said
they were in the State for the Chief of Army
Staff Conference which he said was an
“annual ritual ” occasion for them, “as well
as train our men for the operation python
dance”.
Explaining the need for the conference, he
said, ” We gather annually to x-ray, look at
our operations, logistics, general
performances of the army in the past year
” adding ” We have come together to know
what transpired in one year and what we
have in the future. ” Furthermore, “We
properly scrutinize, analyse and
projections are made. We also take far
reaching decisions for Nigeria Army in the
coming year .”

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