The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has given 48 hours ultimatum to the troops of the Nigerian Army, ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ to clear Marte Local Government Area of Borno state which was recently attacked and taken over by Boko Haram sect. He also directed troops to clear Kirenowa, kirta, Wulgo, Chikingudo communities of Marte and Ngala local government areas in the state. Attahiru gave the ultimatum on Sunday while addressing troops of the Nigerian Army Super camp 9, Dikwa.
While appreciating the efforts of the troops in the fight against Boko Haram, the COAS said ” I am here to deliver the greetings of Mr President and Commander In Chief of the Armed forces, Muhammadu Buahri. I have spoken with your Commanders, we are going to provide you the equipment and weapons you need to end this war.
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