The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya have embarked on his maiden visit to the Theatre Headquarters Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai, where he commiserated with them and prayed for their speedy recovery.
He hass assured injured troops involved in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations of adequate medical care.
Yahaya also told the soldiers that Nigerians appreciate their selfless service and sacrifices towards restoring peace to the North-East region.
This was contained in a statement by the Deputy Director Public Relations, 7 Division Nigerian Army/Joint Task Force, North East, Operation Hadin Kai, Ado Isa, on Saturday.
The statement read, “The Chief of Army Staff made his maiden operational visit to the Theatre from June 16 to 19 to assess the operational and welfare state of the troops.
“During his visit to the hospitals, he assured troops of adequate medicare and support in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations.
“The COAS gave the assurances on Friday, June 18, 2021 when he visited the 7 Division Hospital and University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital to commiserate with the sick and wounded in action troops recuperating at the medical facilities.