Abdulfatai Abdulsalami, Sokoto
The district head of Sifawa in Bodinga local government of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari Tambari, MON have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the award of national honours of CFR, to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya.
Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari Tambari said the national honours conferred on the Chief of Army Staff is a testimony to the fact that, the COAS is doing a great job in securing the country from the problem of insecurity bedeviling the nation, and therefore thanks Mr. President on behalf of the entire people of Sifawa district for the award.
Speaking during community peace stakeholders meeting in his palace the monarch said the new proactive strategy of attacking the insurgents at their base as well as accepting the repentant ones to put them into rehabilitation is yielding a positive result toward ending the challenges of insecurity in the country.
On the welfare of soldiers and massive renovation of army facilities across the country as well as provision of arms and up to date machineries especially to those soldiers at the war front, the Monarch scores the COAS very high in this regard.
Speaking further on the activities of The Special Task Force codenamed ‘Operation Safe Haven (OPSH)’ adopted by the Nigerian army to fight insurgency in the north, the monarch says, “the troop of the operation safe haven are doing great work and I believe with more prayers by Nigerians the banditry issue will be a thing of the past, people will soon go back to their farms and continue their normal economic activities.”
Tambari therefore solicits the cooperation of the governments at all level for the successful implementation of the Chief of Army Staff mandate.
He further appealed to the federal government to continue to provide enough funding to the army for the nationwide successful operation.