Boko Haram: Service Chiefs Relocate To Maiduguri On Osinbajo’s Orders [PHOTO]

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Boko Haram: Service Chiefs Relocate To Maiduguri On Osinbajo’s Orders. Photo Credit: file

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Saddiq Abubakar, have relocated to Maiduguri as directed by the Acting President.

They arrived the Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri on Tuesday.

Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this to newsmen in Maiduguri.

“Right now, we will be having an interactive session with the Service Chiefs where they will be briefed about the ongoing operation,’’ Attahiru said.

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He said that their relocation to Maiduguri was imperative toward achieving the overall objectives of the counter-insurgency operation.

He said the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, and other heads of military commands would also be attending the meeting.

Thesheet.ng recalls that sequel to recent spate of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had ordered two service chiefs to immediately relocate to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

Osinbajo ordered Tukur Buratai, chief of Army staff, and Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air staff, to relocate to Maiduguri, Borno state capital, with immediate effect.

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