The Biu Community in Kaduna State has commended the Nigerian Army under the
leadership of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai for tireless and laudable efforts in ensuring security in the country.
The Community gave the commendation in Kaduna on Saturday at a ceremony organised in his honour and to console him on the death of his mother.
On behalf of the community, Alhaji Bawa Garba (ABG), who is the patron of the association in Kaduna, said General Buratai’s commitment to the peace, security and unity of Nigeria is unprecedented in the annals of the Army history.
He also said; ”no Chief of Army Staff in the history of Nigeria has recorded the numerous achievements that General Buratai has so far achieved and for an officer of this qualities, Nigerians should appreciate his efforts in securing the country despite occasional hitches.”
“It is a big pride to Biu Community, Borno State and Nigeria as a whole to have visionary, selfless and committed leader and chief of Army Staff like General TY Buratai especially at the trying period of our country’s existence.
“The condition he met the Army and the scarce resources at his disposal as well as how he overcome obvious shortcomings without complain deserve our collective commendation not Vilification”
“Another success we are particularly proud of is the success behind the establishment of the Nigerian Army University Biu, which without him, it wouldn’t have been possible. We therefore thank President Muhammadu Buhari for granting the approval for the Army University Biu,” Alhaji Garba explained.
In his response, General Buratai who was represented by the Acting Director Army Public Relations Colonel Sagir Musa thanked the community for their prayers and condolence message.
He assured them the Army is highly resolute and committed to overcome terrorism and other security challenges across the nation.
General Buratai commended the Biu Association/Babur Bura in Kaduna State for their unity and commitment to the welfare of their members.
He further thanked the leaders of the association for their prayers and goodwill for the Army, adding that the Army would end the security challenges in Nigeria.