New Service Chiefs Arrive Maiduguri To Tackle Insurgency


The new service chiefs have arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to meet with critical stakeholders to brainstorm on how to tackle insurgency in the theatre of war.

The Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Leo Irabor led the delegation to arrive at the headquarters of Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri on Sunday afternoon at about 1330 hours.

Daily Trust correspondent in Maiduguri witnessed the arrival of an aircraft carrying the service chiefs.

They include the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. General Leo Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Maj. General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, AVM Awwal Gambo and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao.

A top security source said the visit is expected to brainstorming on how to re-strategise approach that will ensure lasting peace in the region.

The service chiefs were appointed this week to replace the ousted service chiefs, whose sack had long been called for.

Source: Daily Trust


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