The Chief of Army Staff of the Republic of Nigeria, Lieutenant-Geneneral Tukur Burutai, 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 as Major General 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.
He added that their relocation to Maiduguri was imperative toward achieving the overall objectives of the counter-insurgency operation.
Major General Ibrahim Attahiru further said that the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, and other heads of military commands would also be attending the meeting.