From DAUDA R PAM, Maiduguri
Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim, has said that with the adoption of the new American concept of Super camp, Response Area (RA) and Strong Response Areas (SRS) the military would very soon bring the end of insurgency in the Northeast and the Country at large.
Brigadier Gen.Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim, disclosed this at Molai checkpoint, while on tour of military formations under sector 1 said “I took over the leadership of the command at the time we are changing our strategy of operation from defensive locations to Super camps RA and SRA to effectively tackle insurgency, so as to finish our job and go back to the barracks”.
”With the Super camps RA and SRAs, we are going to Carry out patrol raids and respond to any attack. We will not continue to stay in one place and Boko Haram will just come and attack our locations and kill our troops and cart away our weapons,” general Ibrahim added.
He further explained that they are going to take the fight to the Boko Haram, wherever they may be , adding the military is more determined to end the insurgency and assured members of the public, that the military is on top of the situation.
The GOC urged them to always cooperate with the security agencies by promptly reporting any suspicious movement or objects and used the occasion to advise the Boko Haram insurgents to surrender and lay down their arms or be forced to give peace a chance.
Highlights of the tour were a visit to the 7 Division Garrison, 33 Artillery, 211 and 212 battalions where he was briefed by the commanders.