In continuation of the Theatre’s effort in intensifying the fighting spirit of troops as well as boosting their morale in the ongoing Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency Operations, the Theatre Commander Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), Major General Christopher Musa continued with his operational visit to frontline troops of 29 Task Force Brigade (Bde) in Sector 2 Area of Responsibility.
On arrival, Maj Gen Musa who was received by the Sector Commander, Maj Gen KA Isoni and other senior officers of the sector, was briefed by the Commander 29 TF Bde, Brig Gen EO Ojabo on the activities of the Brigade. Thereafter, the Theatre Commander took a tour of Units and Formations under the Bde where he equally addressed troops and assessed their deployment.
The Theatre Commander who was visibly impressed with the performance and turnout of troops, assured them of the unrelenting spirit of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya in providing the requisite logistics and platforms needed to enable them neutralize all terrorist elements within their AOR. Relatedly, he extended the commendation and appreciation of the Chief of Defence Staff and other Service Chiefs.
In furtherance to his address, Maj Gen Musa enjoined troops to justify the confidence reposed on them by the Service Chiefs by remaining committed and dedicated to achieving the task of restoring peace and tranquility to the NE.
Equally, he emphasized the need for personnel to continue to remain professional in their conduct as well as apolitical as the 2023 General Elections approaches.
Earlier in his brief, Brig Gen Ojabo on behalf of officers and men of 29 TF Bde pledged their commitment and determination towards wiping out the marauding remnants of BHT/ISWAP terrorists by taking the fight to their enclaves.
Highlight of the tour was visit to troops location at 156TF Bn Mainok, 273 Tank Bn Jakana, 212 FOB Auno, assessment of troops’ combat readiness, operational brief and address to troops of 29 TF Bde.