By Ajogwu Jerry
The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has pledged Nigerian Army’s support to the Adhoc Defence and Security Think-Tank with valuable recommendations that would help it achieve its mandate.
Gen Buratai made the pledge when he received the committee, led by its Chairman, Major General AM Jibril (rtd) at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
The COAS commended the Think-Tank for the visit and described their role as important national assignment that would enhance peace and unity in Nigeria.
He also thanked them for the kind words of encouragement and condolence over the loss of some heroic officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army in the north east, adding that the attacks that claimed their lives were quite unfortunate and regrettable.
In a statement made known by the Army Spokesman, Brig Gen Sani Usman, he hinted that the COAS further assured the committee that the Army had deployed measures to overcome such incidents in the future.
The COAS told the Think Tank, that the Nigerian Army would support them to succeed in their national assignment.
Earlier in his remark, the Chairman of the committee, thanked the COAS for receiving them, disclosing that the committee was set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to look into the general security of the country, particularly elements of threats and proffer solutions.