The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai on Sunday visited wounded soldiers who are undergoing treatment at the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital in Kaduna state, where he promised to improve their welfare while praying for their quick recovery.
Most of the soldiers are those that sustained various degrees of injury while fighting  the Boko Haram menace in the North-East and armed bandits in the North-Western zones of the country.
During the visit, the Army Chief had lunch with the injured soldiers and personally joined in serving the meals.
The Army Chief while noting that the fight against insurgency is a collective effort that requires determination, however, assured to improve on the welfare of the soldiers including ensuring that all those in critical condition are giving proper medical attention.
He also said that despite recording some challenges in the counter-insurgency operations, including deaths and injuries, the Nigerian army is determined to end the insurgency in the northeast and other related crimes across the country.
On their part, some of the soldiers express delight at the visit of the Chief of Army Staff, and also declared their willingness to go back to the battlefield as soon as they get on their feet.

Chief of Army Staff General Tukur Buratai


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