By Gbenga Akingbule
The new Theatre Commander (TC) of Operation Lafia Dole , Major General Farouk Yahaya, on Friday solicited for the support of all securitiy agencies involved in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency to help accomplish his mission in Borno State and the North East Region
Gen Yahaya said the Maritime and Air components of Operation Lafiya Dole as well as othe secutity agencies need to collaborate with him to achieve the desired objective of defeating the Boko haram terrorists.
This was disclosed on Friday at the Headquaters of Operation Lafiya Dole when the Former Theatre Commander, Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi handed over the baton of Leadership to Gen. Yahaya .
General Yahaya said he will continue the war against the Boko haram terrorists insurgents from where his predecessor stoped .
” I will carry on with the war against the Boko haram terrorists. I want the support of all components of the Theatre- the Maritime, the Air component and other security agencies ” General Yahaya pleaded
The former Theater commander Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi had showered encomium of the new TC and said he’s leaving behind highly motivated officers and soldiers to continue the war against boko haram insurgents.
“ I have known General Yahaya for over 30 yeast, and I know that he is more that capable to win the war against the boko haram terrorists “ . He said .
Recall that Maj Gen. Adeniyi was replaced shortly after a supposed army secret video went viral .
General Adeniyi had said in the video that he and other top ranking Army officers did not flee from boko haram attackers .