The Defence Headquarters has commended the Federal Ministry of Justice and expressed satisfaction with the level of its handling of the ongoing trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, at the Wawa Military Cantonment, Kainji-New Bussa, Borgu Local Government Area of Niger state.
Media Adviser to the AGF, Salihu Isa, revealed this after the delegation visited the venue of the trial recently.
Isah, who is currently on ground at the ongoing trial reports that leader of the delegation, Air Vice Marshall I. Shafi’i, the Director of Legal Services at the Defence Headquarters, said the visit is also to show solidarity with the efforts of the Justice Ministry since the buildup and the trial proper which began on Monday.
He listed other members of the delegation to include Major General B.M. Shafa, Director of Operations at the Defence Intelligence Agency, Colonel M.U. Wambai, Chief of Staff to the Director of Legal Services and Mr. C.B. Abodunde, an intelligence top shot.
AVM Shafi’i affirmed that it is the duty of the army to secure the country and make it habitable for everyone, hence it has taken up the challenge through collaboration with the ministry in line with its constitutional mandate.
“We are here to show solidarity with the Federal Ministry of Justice in this project which we started together. It is our duty to secure the land and make it habitable for everybody.
“Thank Almighty for everything as usual. We must commend the Nigerian Army for taking up the gauntlet to provide the facilities and other logistics for the trial of the suspects. So far, so good”, the top military brass offered.