Buratai Pays Surprise Visit On Recuperating Wounded Soldiers

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By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

Following the encounter in Gorgi, Borno State and the resultant various degrees of injuries sustained by some troops of Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE on 22 March 2020, the COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai has on Sunday 5 Apr 20 visited the wounded at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri, where he went round the Hospital and  saw the injured  personnel and wish them quick recovery.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, dated April 5, 2020.

Among the wounded, some  have been evacuated to 44 Reference Hospital Kaduna  for more specialist treatment/management.

It would be recalled that  immediately the incident was  reported, the COAS, on the 25 March 2020, instructed the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) Army Maj Gen EO Udo to move to the operational arena to see the wounded and convey his goodwill message to them. 

In Sunday’s visit, Gen TY Buratai was accompanied by 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 Gen H Ahmed among other Senior Army Offrs.

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