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Friday, 6 November 2015

Nigeria Army establishes a Media Centre in Maiduguiri

The Nigerian Army has set up a media centre in Lafiyo Dole in Maiduguiri, the Borno State capital. This is part of its drive to keep the pubic properly informed of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast. According to a statement released by Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Media Coordinator Operation Lafiya Dole, the aim is to provide real time and accurate information and to provide avenue for a better interaction with the media. The statement after the cut...
 

In its effort to keep the general public well informed about the activities of Operation LAFIYA DOLE the Nigerian Army established a Media Centre in Maiduguri. The media centre is based on the directive of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai.

The aim of establishing the media centre was to provide real time and accurate information and to provide avenue for a better interaction with the media particularly on Military operations in the North East. Addressing the journalists during the commissioning of the center, the Theater Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar represented by the General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army Major General Lamidi Adeosun, urged the journalists to use the media centre to clear areas they are in doubt instead of relying on unknown sources to get information on Operation LAFIYA DOLE.


The Theatre Commander also extol on the role of the media in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. He described the media as key partner in the ongoing efforts of ending Terrorism in Nigeria. Gen Abubakar thanked all the media organizations for educating and informing the populace about the happenings in the Theater of operation.

Please disseminate this information to the public through your medium. Thank you for your usual and cooperation. Colonel Tukur Gusau Media Coordinator Operation LAFIYA DOLE

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