Emerging report claimed that the chief of army staff, Gen Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the Boko Haram terrorists-ravaged areas in the Lake Chad region of Borno state, following the resurgence attack by the blood-sucking terrorists.
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that the chief of air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, is expected to join Buratai in the town today Thursday, September 13 with the view to wiping out the Islamic terrorist sects.
The report has it that the Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday, September 12, also deployed about eleven fighter jets to the troubled region.
The NAF director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed the deployment.
Daramola said: “The Chief of Army Staff is in Borno and inspecting those locations and the Chief of the Air Staff has been to Borno earlier and he is also expected to come again.
“I am also in Maiduguri. You have two Mi-35M helicopters, two Alpha Jets, a number of F-7Ni and other aircraft deployed in the troubled areas. So, there is a concentration of forces dealing with this problem.”
Meanwhile, in an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that Nigeria Air Force massively destroyed Boko Haram facilities in Borno.