Just In: Permanent site of 171 Battalion to be build in Daura – Buratai
Just In: FG to build Permanent site of 171 Battalion in Daura
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai said that works and provision of infrastructure will soon commence on the proposed permanent site of the 171 Battalion located in Daura.
Buratai made this discloser when he visited troops deployed at Forward Operating Base at Daura in Katsina State.
During the visit, the COAS also commends the commitment and achievement of the troops troops deployed for combating armed banditry, cattle rustling and kidnapping among other menaces during Operation Harbin Kunama III and ongoing Operation HADARIN DAJI in the North Western part of Nigeria.
He maintains that provision of logistics to enable troops perform effectively remains his top priority informing them of the introduction of Boots and Polish allowances, among other welfare packages to boost troops morale, encourage hard work and professionalism.
There was loud ovation when the COAS conducted troops at the base to series of push ups.