The newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Republic of Chad, Amb. Lami Remawa–Ahmed, has commended the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) for their efforts in tackling the scourge of terrorism.
Remawa–Ahmed gave the commendation when she visited the force Headquarters at Camp Farcha in N’Djamena, Chad on Tuesday.
The Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, Lt.-Col. Kamarudeen Adegoke, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.
The ambassador praised the work of the MNJTF and its various Sectors in tackling the scourge of Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the region.
Recalling the dark days when the terrorists were operating all over the region and causing havoc, she said the tremendous efforts of the MNJTF and other security outfits had changed the narrative favourably.
Remawa–Ahmed commended officers and men of the force for their commitment, courage and hard work which was largely responsible for the success so far achieved.
She also appreciated the political will of the leaders of the countries of the Lake Chad Basin region who came together to give life to the security outfit.
The ambassador who called on the MNJTF to evolve strategies to end the conflict, paid tribute to officers and men who paid the supreme price in the quest for peace in the region.
She promised to sustain the support of the embassy to the force in its quest for total peace in the Lake Chad region.
Earlier, the Force Commander appreciated the ambassador for the visit and called on the embassy for more support to the MNJTF.
Ibrahim promised to continuously take the fight to the criminals until all terrorists in the region are totally rooted out.
The ambassador was accompanied by Nigerian Defence Attaché to Chad, Col. OU Eke and Minister (Political) in the Nigeria Embassy, Mr Nura Aliyu.
In attendance were the Deputy Force Commander, Brig Gen Assoualai Blama, COS and other senior officers of the MNJTF. (NAN)