The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai has lauded troops of Operations Lafia Dole in the North-east and other parts of the country for their doggedness and professional manner they conduct themselves.
This was contained in his Christmas and New year message to the troops.
The COAS however, charged them to be more professional and responsiveness in the discharge of their constitutional roles
He also charged them to remain steadfast and sustain the momentum in the fight against terrorism and other criminal elements across the country.
Buratai restated his passion for troops’ welfare and reassure them of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to their welfare and that of their families.
“I commend you for your bravery, doggedness and loyalty in these endeavours. I want to urge you all to maintain the momentum and remain steadfast as we sustain professionalism and responsiveness in the discharge of our constitutional roles.
“On my part, I would continue to ensure that your welfare and that of your families remain of utmost priority.
“I will also use this medium to reassure you of the Federal Government’s commitment to your welfare with requisite support for us to perform our duties,” he said.