The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has been applauded for its determination to flush out the remnants of the BH/ISWAP Terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin region. The Canadian Minister for International Development responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency Mr Harjit Singh Sajjan gave the commendation when he paid a courtesy visit to Headquarters of the MNJTF in N’Djamena on Saturday 27 May 2023.
Mr Sajjan noted that the MNJTF had contributed immensely towards bringing peace and security to the region while adding that the operations conducted in recent times had reduced the excesses of the BH/ISWAP Terrorists. He praised the leadership of the MNJTF for its robust and decisive planning which he said translated into the result oriented operations conducted by the Force to end the activities of the terrorists.
Earlier, the Deputy Force Commander MNJTF Brig Gen Assoualai Blama thanked the minister and his entourage for the visit and stated that the MNJTF will not relent in its efforts to eradicate terrorism and Insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin region. He stated further that part of the strategies to combat terrorism was the concept of non-kinetic activities the MNJTF conducts which according to the DFC has been yielding positive results. He reaffirmed the resolve of the MNJTF to end the scourge of BH/ISWAP Terrorism in the Lake Chad Basin region.
Highlights of the visit was the signing of visitor’s book, presentation of souvenir and group photographs.
KAMARUDEEN ADEGOKELieutenant Colonel
Chief Military Public Information Officer
MNJTF 28 May 2023