Buratai visits Forward Operation Base, announced the construction of 171 Battalion Barracks in Daura

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Lt Gen TY Buratai (middle) leads troops to series of Push-Ups during the visit.
Lt Gen TY Buratai (middle) leads troops to series of Push-Ups during the visit.

The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has  commended the commitment and achievement of troops deployed at Forward Operating Base at Daura in Katsina State for combating armed banditry, cattle rustling and kidnapping among other menaces during Operation Harbin Kunama III and ongoing Operation HADARIN DAJI in the North Western part of Nigeria.

Loud Jubilation by  troops of Forward Operating Base Daura  during COAS  visit to the Base
Loud Jubilation by troops of Forward Operating Base Daura during COAS visit to the Base

The Army Chief gave the commendation while on a working visit to the base to celebrate Eid with troops.

He also disclosed the Army authority’s plans to replicate the noble concept of Super Camp in the region, with the aim of projecting offensive patrols, raids, ambushes and other combat missions  to tackle the security threats occasioned by the activities of bandits and other criminals elements.  He maintained that provision of logistics to enable troops perform effectively remains his top priority.

Lt Gen TY Buratai announced that works and provision of infrastructure will soon commence on the proposed permanent site of the 171 Battalion located in Daura.

He informed them of the introduction of Boots and Polish allowances, among other welfare packages to boost troops morale, encourage hardwork and professionalism. There was loud ovation when the COAS conducted troops at the base to series of push ups.

Nigeria”s Army Chief Lt Gen TY Buratai presents a souvenir to His Royal Highness, the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar CFR, when he paid Sallah homage to the revered Emir on 15 August 2019. .

In another development, the COAS along with the Chief of Defence Staff General AG Olonisakin and other Service Chiefs attended the commissioning of Nigerian Air force Reference Hospital in Daura and thereafter paid Sallah greetings to Mr President, Commander in Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR. The COAS also paid Sallah homage to the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar CFR

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