Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, on Monday said the Army would end the wanton killings and destruction of properties in Birnin Gwari and environs.
Buratai gave the assurance during the flag-off the 2 Battalion Forward Operation Base (FOB) at the troubled Birnin-Gwari area of Kaduna State.
”The killings must stop, the wanton destructions of properties must stop not only within Kaduna state but across the country.
” In the next two to three weeks there must be a very resounding results that will bring these criminals to their knees finally.”
He told the soldiers to protect them selves, adding ”If we cannot protect ourselves then we can’t protect any other person.
“Am saying this against the background of the unfortunate incident that happened here in this particular place where eleven of our colleagues where unfortunately killed in action.
“And after that there were one or two situation where our colleagues were also killed.
“Our training must be applied on ground wherever we find ourselves.
”That is the essence of us continuously getting training exercises to ensure that we become more professional, and to be professional means unnecessary casualties must be avoided and you must apply all the techniques and the procedures.”
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