The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt General Tukur Buratai, has visited troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE who sustained injuries during an attack against insurgents which happened on the 22nd March in Gorgi, Borno state.
A statement signed by Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, said Buratai visited them on Sunday at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maimalari Cantonment, in Maiduguri.
He noted that some of the wounded have been evacuated to 44 Reference Hospital in Kaduna for more specialist treatment and management.
He said those who accompanied the COAS to the hospital include the CTOP, Maj Gen EO Udo; Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya; Commander, Engineer Corps, Maj Gen JS Malu; Chief of Military Intelligence, Maj Gen SA Adebayo and Acting Provost Marshal, Army, Brig. General H. Ahmed, among other senior Army officers.