The Force Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Major General Ibrahim Sallau Ali, today 10 August 2023 visited Sector 3 Monguno in Nigeria to familiarise and assess the progress of the operations against Boko Haram terrorists. During his visit, the Force Commander commended the sector for its exceptional efforts in achieving the MNJTF mandate, praising the troops for their dedication and hard work.
Emphasizing the importance of remaining vigilant and steadfast in their mission, Major General Ali charged the troops to continue their efforts to eliminate the remaining Boko Haram terrorists. He highlighted that the recent mass surrender of Boko Haram fighters is an indication that the war against the insurgent group is nearing its end. The Force Commander advised the officers to maintain a positive mindset while carrying out their duties, stating that their efforts have significantly contributed to the progress made in the fight against the terrorists.
The Force Commander expressed his gratitude to the “Civilian Joint Task Force” for their invaluable support. He recognized the crucial role played by the local communities in providing vital information and assistance in the fight against Boko Haram. The Force Commander stressed that the cooperation of the civilian population is essential in bringing an end to the reign of terror caused by the terrorist group.
While welcoming the Force Commander to the Sector, the Sector 3 Commander, Major General Peter Okoye thanks the MNJTF Headquarters for its support and prompt response to the sector’s requests. He assured the Force Commander of his troops readiness to dominate its Area of Responsibility in order to clear remnant terrorists marauding in the area.
As the visit concluded, Major General Ali assured the troops that their hard work and sacrifices have not gone unnoticed. He pledged to continue providing them with the necessary resources and support to carry out their tasks effectively. The visit of the Force Commander served as a morale boost for the troops, reaffirming their commitment to eliminating the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorist group and restoring peace and stability to the region.
Military Public Information Officer – N’djemena
10 August 2023