It has been reported that the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, has stated that the Nigerian Army has lived up to expectations in tackling insecurity in the country.
According to reports, Yahaya made this known on Monday in a statement titled “Goodwill message from Lieutenant General F. Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff, to officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army and their families on the occasion of Eid El Kabir celebration 2021”.
According to Yahaya, “No doubt the nation is faced with myriads of security challenges. The Nigerian Army has so far lived up to expectations and will continue to remain focused on tackling these challenges.”
He made it known that, “I, therefore, wish to specifically recognise and appreciate the immense sacrifices of our troops in Operations HADIN KAI, HADARIN DAJI, THUNDER STRIKE, WHIRL STROKE, and all other operations the NA is engaged in, both in the country and abroad.”
He added that, “Let me use this opportunity to once again pay special tributes to our colleagues who have paid the supreme price in the defence of our fatherland. May their gentle souls rest in peace, Ameen.”