5,000 Soldiers Involved In Fight Against Boko Haram Get Promotion

In an effort to boost the morale of troops involved in the anti-insurgency fight, the Nigerian Army has approved the promotion of 5,000 soldiers deployed to battle against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, who made this disclosure, also revealed that 3,032 soldiers who were recalled from dismissal had been reinstated into the ongoing operation against the insurgents in the North-East.
The COAS made this known during the opening ceremony of the Chief of Army Staff Third Quarter Conference in Abuja on Monday.