Nigeria: Army to Get More Weapons for Counter-Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has said more weapons and equipment will soon be inducted into the counter-insurgency operational areas to bolster the fight against terrorism.

The spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sagir Musa, in a statement yesterday said the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai gave the assurances during a visit to troops forward Operation Base in Buratai, Borno State.

Musa said the COAS was in his home town of Buratai on the 21st of May, where he interacted with the soldiers and urged them to remain focused and committed to bringing terrorism to an end.

He said the COAS assured the troops that more equipment will be inducted into the mission areas to boost their efforts in the war against terrorism and other assorted insecurities in Nigeria.

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