This is a step which is long over due . The Nigerian military should by now be fully based in the north east. Also drones should be used


The Army chief complained of inadequate funding.

The Senate Committee on Defence and Army on Wednesday in Abuja directed the Chief of Army Staff to relocate temporarily to Maiduguri.
The Thompson Sekibo-led Committee made the call at the 2014 budget defence of the committee.

Mr. Sekibo said the committee condemned what it described as the atrocity being unleashed by the Boko Haram sect on innocent citizens of North Eastern Nigeria.

He said that as part of measures to curb the activities of the Boko Haram sect, the committee also wanted all schools and health institutions from now on to be provided with special security.

“We heard of your planned relocation to Maiduguri, we hereby as the committee overseeing your activities, direct that your office relocates temporarily to the 7th Division in Maiduguri.
“This is so that you take urgent and appropriate steps to quell the situation.

“The Chief of Army…

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