The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TY Buratai, on Sunday, visited wounded soldiers at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri.
The soldiers were wounded following the encounter in Gorgi, Borno State, which resulted in casualties with resultant various degrees of injuries sustained by some troops of Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE on 22nd March, 2020.
Some of the wounded soldiers have been evacuated to 44 Reference Hospital Kaduna for more specialist treatment/management.
A statement from Col. Sagir Musa, Acting Director Army Public Relations on
Sunday, recalled that immediately the incident was reported, the COAS, on the 25 March 2020, instructed the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) Army Maj Gen EO Udo to move to the operational arena to see the wounded and convey his goodwill message to them.
“In today’s visit, Gen TY Buratai was accompanied by the CTOP Maj Gen EO Udo, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya, Commander Engineer Corps Maj Gen JS Malu, Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen SA Adebayo and Acting Provost Marshal Army Brig Gen H Ahmed, among other senior Army officers,” Musa said.