By: Adamu Aliyu Ngulde, Maiduguri.
Minister of Defense retited Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi, arrived Maiduguri in the early hours of Friday, in the company of all the service chiefs.
They are in Maiduguri to assess ongoing military operations in the North East.
Led by General Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defense Staff, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahya, Chief of Army Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, Chief of Air Staff and Read Admiral Awwal Gambo, the Chief of Naval Staff were all at hand with the Miniater of Defence.
Theatre Commandander Operation Hada Kai Major General Christopher Musa, was joined by Major General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force MJTF, Brigadier General Onyeama Nwachukwu, spokesperson of the Nigeria Army to receive the team at the Nigerian Air Force Base.
The military has recently recorded several successes against the terrorists operating in the theatre.
The minister and his entourage was in Maiduguri barely twenty four hours after suspected Boko Haram members attacked Damboa town on Thursday night.
The troops of the Nigerian Army similarly killed Abu Mus’ab Al-barnawi, leader of lSWAP group in Sahel region.
His successor, Malam Bako, was equally eliminated shortly after he was appointed.