The Force Commander, Multi National Joint Task Force, Major General Lucky Irabor, has tasked troops to be vigilant to check cross-border terrorism.
Irabor gave the charge while addressing troops of the force Sector 4, Diffa, Niger Republic.
He charged the soldiers to be alert and vigilant in order to avoid surprise attack, and stressed the need for effective surveillance against the Boko Haram insurgents.
Irabor said that the visit would avail him opportunity to assess operational readiness of the troops.
He commended officers and men of the command over their contributions in the ongoing counter-insurgency campaign in the Lake Chad region.
The commander assured of the command’s continued support and assistance to the troops.