The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has said that soldiers who lost their lives in the North-East were in pursuit of human rights for people living in terrorists-infested communities.
The army chief said on Monday that it was regrettable that in “some areas of the North-East, heinous acts of terrorism were continually perpetrated by the terrorists.”
Buratai stated this in his address on the International Human Rights Day, according to a release by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman.
The army chief promised that his men would uphold the promotion and protection of human rights, as this is a component of the military operations. Read more