We’ll Upscale Operations Against All Threats – COAS




By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, says the Nigerian Army will upscale its operations against all threats in all zones of the federation to bring the much desired peace, stability and relief to law abiding citizens.

Lagbaja gave the assurance at the opening of the Combined Second and Third Quarters COAS Conference, on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said that attention would be focused on banditry, kidnapping and other sundry crimes in the North West; insurgency and terrorism in the North East; farmers-herders clashes and kidnapping in the North Central and the insurrection in the South East.

Lagbaja added that economic sabotage and associated crimes in the South-South region would also receive serious attention.

According to him, the army will not leave any zone unprotected.

The COAS said the Nigerian army would upscale its manpower and equipment in all the theatres of operation.

He said Operation Hadin Kai in the North East had effectively…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria