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Defence minister – Troops to get more equipment

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has assured troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai of more equipment and logistics supply for tackling insurgency in the region.

The Defence minister made this known during his operational and assessment visit to the Headquarters Theater Command Operation Hadin Kai, in Maiduguri on Friday.

This was made known by the Army Director of Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, on Saturday, in a statement titled, ‘Operation Hadin Kai: Troops to get more equipment – HMOD’.

Magashi stated that the visit to the theatre is for assessment of facilities and to promote operations across the country.

During the visit, the Minister appreciated the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for providing requisite logistics support to prosecute the war against insurgency in the North East.

“We are fully committed to providing all the necessary resources to enable you to do your job professionally to the best of your ability. We have all seen your commitment and we are proud of you,” the statement quoted Magashi as saying.

He expressed optimism that success is near and that with sustained determination and commitment, insurgency will be brought to an end. He commended the overall performance of the Nigerian Military in the fight against insurgency in the North East.

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