The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the North-East, to oversee and coordinate thebtroops of the Nigerian Army, in the counter-insurgency war against Boko Haram and the Islamic State West African Province terrorists.
The Army stated late on Friday, that Buratai would also oversee other Army operations in other parts of the country.
According to a release from the Army Headquarters, in Abuja, Buratai on Friday, addressed the troops of the Special Super Camp, Ngamdu, in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State, where he said he would remain with them to combat the terrorists.
The Army said: “The Chief of Army Staff has relocated fully to the North-East, where he is overseeing and directing the overall operation in the Theatre, and other Army operations across the country.
“The Army wishes to reassure Nigerians, that it is highly committed to protecting law abiding citizens and defending our territorial integrity.”