The immediate past chief of Army staff,Lt General Tukur Buratai is ever appreciative of the love and support of Nigerians to him and the Nigerian army in the tortuous battles against Boko Haram insurgents, especially for the supreme sacrifices paid by soldiers and civilians to defend the country’s territorial integrity.
This is contained in a statement issued today by the palace of the Olowu of Kuta in response to an on line media report which quoted the retired army General to have described Nigerians as unappreciative of his efforts to end insurgency in the country..
General Buratai was credited with the remarks at an interdenominational Thanksgiving service organized in his honour by the indigenes of KUTA.
The palace of OLOWU KUTA disclosed that Major Banjo Daniel who represented Gen Buratai at the Thanksgiving service has reacted to have been misquoted by the on.line medium.
Major Banjo Daniel further restated the commitment of the army in ensuring peace and stability of the country, adding that the support of Nigerians is crucial to the success of whatever efforts being made by officers and men of the armed forces in that regard..
While advising the media to ensure correct reports and representation of security issues, the statement express delight that the efforts of General Tukur Buratai and his colleagues did not pass unnoticed by the people of KUTA who have demonstrated their love towards him through the interdenominational Thanksgiving service among several others