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Chief of Air Staff visits troops, calls for sustained synergy

Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar (middle) with some top military personnel during a visit to frontline troops of joint task force Operation Hadin Kai in the Northeastern part of Nigeria. Photo: Usman Sani/Radio Nigeria

As part of efforts to boost the morale of Nigeria troops in the fight against insurgency and banditry, the Chief of the Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar has visited the joint task force-Operation Hadin Kai North-east in the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

In a statement on Thursday by spokesperson of the force, Air Commodore Ayodele Famuyiwa, the Air Vice Marshal Abubakar thanked the troops and their families for their selflessness, sacrifices and devotion to the security of the country.

He said the synergy amongst military services and other security agencies was responsible for the recent successful outcomes recorded across the various theatres of operations in the country.

The Chief of Air Staff in company of his Army counterpart Major General Taoreed Lagbaja \\ urged them to ensure that the synergy cascades down to the tactical level of operations through proper co-ordination, collaboration, and co-operation in future efforts.

Writing by Usman Sani; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade and Annabel Nwachukwu