Army Commander Visits Wounded in Action Personnel in Imo State

Aja Chukwumerije, Enugu 

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The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army and Commander Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA II, Major General Hassan Dada, has pledged to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act which saw the loss of lives of 5 personnel of the Joint Task Force,  Operation Search and Flush (OP SAF) to book.


The GOC made the pledge when he visited soldiers who were wounded from the incident of 19 September at Obowo community in Ehime Mbano local government area of Imo state at a hospital in Owerri.


The GOC while extending the appreciation of both the Chief of Defence Staff and the Chief of Army Staff to the soldiers thanked them for their selfless sacrifice towards the restoration of peace in Imo State and the entire South East by extension.


In a statement issued and signed by the Acting Deputy Director 82 Division Army Public Relations, Lt. Colonel Jonah Unuakhalu and made available to VON, the GOC assured of the best medical services available at no cost to the soldiers while expressing hope for their quickest recovery.


Major General Hassan Dada subsequently paid condolence visits to sister heads of security agencies who lost personnel in the incident.


He urged all to remain focused and resolute in bringing to an end, the spiral of violence in the South East region. He equally assured strengthening existing cordial relations.


Dominica Nwabufo

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