Earlier this year, the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Maj Gen Mohammadu Buhari (Rtd) GCFR, made the long overdue change in the security architecture of the country, when he replaced the former service chief with fresh hands.The removal of the military commanders came after several years of calls by the public and lawmakers at the federal level because of the worsening security in Nigeria’s northeast where a more than 10-year insurgency by the Islamic jihad group Boko Haram has killed thousands of people, and rendered millions homeless.
Tukur Burtai, Chief of Army staff, says Boko Haram pioneers and scouts live in networks, dodging discovery by blending in with the neighborhood populace. Buratai said Boko Haram's method of activity, its utilization of purposeful publicity and in-your-face belief system are the significant reasons the revolt has gone on for a long time. In a meeting with Daily Trust, he said the war against Boko Haram has improved from what it used to be years prior, yet conceded that there has been a "negligible resurgence
Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff, Lt Tukur Burtai has come out openly to say that most of the bandits, kidnappers and terrorists are majorly Nigerians who were operating in the country. On this note, he had to appeal to the media to put to stop to their activities of projecting the activities of the bandits and terrorists. He made this known after the closed door meeting with Buhari at the presidential Villa in Abuja. According to him, to see that insecurity in the country is drastically reduced, the totality of