The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has called on troops of the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole to redouble their efforts to completely rid the northeast of terrorists so as to restore total peace in the region.
The Air Chief who was represented by the Air Task Force Commander Air Commodore Precious Amadi, made the remarks while addressing troops in Yola the Adamawa state capital.
While appreciating efforts of the troops, he said the military remains committed in the fight against insurgency especially with the support and enabling environment provided by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“Nigerian Airforce and the country at large appreciate your efforts in restoring normalcy and peaceful coexistence in the Northeast.
“Always remember that it is not over until it is over, there is still a lot to be done.
“We must redouble our efforts to completely rid the Northeast of the terrorists to enable people to go about their business in peace and harmony,” he added.
Air Marshal Abubakar implored the troops to remain committed to the objectives of the operations.
“So much is at stake and a lot is expected from us; we cannot allow ourselves to be taken unaware.
“I implore you to remain committed and focused on the objectives of the operations, while you remain vigilant to protect property and equipment under your care.”