Commission Pledges to Support Multinational Joint Task Force

Nokai Origin, Abuja 

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The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and Head of Mission (HoM) of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Ambassador Mamman Nuhu has pledged continuous support to the MNJTF.

According to a statement by the Chief Military Public Information Officer MNJTF, Lieutenant Colonel Kamarudeen Adegoke, Ambassador Mamman pledged when the Force Commander (FC) MNJTF Major General Gold Chibuisi led other senior officers of MNJTF Headquarters on a courtesy visit.

Ambassador Mamman stated that the MNJTF is a strategic Force that has contributed immensely towards bringing peace and security to the Lake Chad Basin region and the Force is a catalyst that has reduced the excesses of Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists activities in the region.

The Ambassador lauded the MNJTF for the successes recorded against the terrorists which was attested to by the leaders of the Troops Contributing Countries as well as the various strategic partners while promising to continue to work harmoniously with the new leadership of the MNJTF.

Earlier, the Force Commander, MNJTF Major General Gold Chibuisi expressed his appreciation for the warm reception and reiterated his resolve to ensure that the MNJTF works assiduously to end the menace of BH/ISWAP Terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin region.

He praised the Head of Mission for his efforts in the fight against terrorist activities, maintaining that the MNJTF will continue to confront the remnants of the terrorists with the highest sense of duty.

General Chibuisi stated that he was in the LCBC to formally introduce himself to the Head of Mission, having fully assumed command of the MNJTF while stressing that he is committed to maintaining the already existing cordial relationship between the MNJTF and the LCBC.

He appreciated Ambassador Mamman for the strategic guidance he has always given to the Force which contributed to the numerous successes recorded in the fight against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin region.

In his words: “We will continue to collaborate with the LCBC to benefit from the requisite experience needed in the ongoing fight against the Insurgents.