President Buhari expresses government unwaivering commitment and support to the military

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged governments commitment to improving military operations, saying his administration will do everything it can to ensure the military gets the necessary support in its fight against insurgency in the North-East of the country.

Speaking at the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) 2018 annual conference in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Wednesday, Buhari said: "We remain committed to ending the crisis in the north-east and making the entire area safe for all. I urge you all to keep up the good work.

"I know that you are doing your job to reverse this trend. I want to assure you that no effort will be spared in providing the necessary support you require to complete your task," he added.

While speaking of his visit to some of the injured soldiers who are currently receiving treatment, he encouraged the troops to remain focus in the must-win war against domestic terrorism.

"I have been visiting some of our injured troops in the hospitals and I also spoke to others in their bases to assure them of our continued support.

"It is a must-win war. I want to encourage our troops not to be distracted but remain focused to the task of eliminating Boko Haram from the face of the earth.

"The Nigerian Army's commitment to upholding democracy is appropriately captured in the theme of the conference which is optimizing the operational efficiency of the Nigerian Army towards safeguarding democracy in the national security."

President Buhari advised all security agencies to work in tandem in their effort  to ensure a violent free electoral process at nest years general elections.

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