Lieutenant General T.Y Buratai
Lieutenant General T.Y Buratai, the immediate past Chief of Army Staff has stated that he believes insurgency will be a thing of the past in Nigeria soon.
Speaking at a Pulling Out Parade held in his honour at the Mogadishu Cantonment in Abuja on Friday January 29, Buratai also hailed the Nigerian Army for major victories in the fight against insurgency in the northeastern part of the country.
“Let me thank my governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. He has been supportive to me and of course, the Nigerian Army especially in the fight against insurgency.
“He came with a unique leadership and I assure you, collectively, the Nigerian Army and the Borno State Government will end this insurgency within the shortest possible time.
“I want to urge the COAS to maintain the momentum and the pressure to rid these last vestiges of the terrorists in the north-east."