Posted by News Express | 7 February 2015 | 2,688 times
Military delegations of Nigeria and Chad have concluded their bilateral meeting in Abuja used to review the progress of the ongoing counter terrorism campaign being conducted in the Lake Chad Basin area and to perfect strategies for total victory bovver Boko Haram.
“The forum noted with satisfaction, the recent successes in the various fronts of the operations and resolved on additional measures to sustain the momentum of the campaign,” said Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade.
“They also resolved to enhance established structures for the coordination and logistics of the combined operations towards a speedy defeat of terror in the region,” he added.
According to Olukolade, “The Bilateral forum where the Nigerian military delegation led by Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh and the Chadian’s led by Major General Brahim Mahamat discussed details of the ongoing onslaught on terrorism is a follow up to an earlier one held last month. The two countries are currently involved along with others in military operations aimed at stamping out the activities of terrorists who have constituted a menace to security in the entire region.”
•Photo shows Chadian Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Brahim Seid Mahamat, being welcomed by his Nigerian counterpart, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, at the DHQ.
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