Soldiers from 29 Battalion of the 6 Division, who had served in various units of the Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East have returned to their main unit Port Harcourt.
The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 6 Division, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, who announced this in a statement, explained that the troops were returned to their unit In line with the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai’s promise to rotate soldiers who had overstayed in the Operation Lafiya Dole.
Lafiya Dole is the operation prosecuting the counter insurgency and counter terrorism in the North East. He said the soldiers had contributed immensely to the degrading and decimation of the terrorists in the region.
Iliyasu said the General Officer Commanding 6-Division, Major General E.O Udoh, who received the soldiers, applauded them for their selfless sacrifices to the nation.
He urged them to pray for their colleagues, who were still in the theatre, for God’s protection and continued victory over the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists.