Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state has commended the efforts of the military in reducing attacks by Boko Haram on communities and wants residents to support these efforts.
He was speaking during a visit to the desert warriors of one, four battalion in Madagali local government area.
The governor urged them not to relent in their efforts to make the state insurgency free as directed by president Muhammadu Buhari.
He believes the Nigeria Army has gone a long way in achieving this mandate and deserve to be applauded for their efforts in the fight.
The Commanding Officer of the battalion in Madagali, Lieutenant Colonel Usman Abdussalam assured the Governor that officers and men of the Nigerian
Army will press ahead in the task before them with all patriotism.
He sees the visit of the governor as a well appreciated moral booster for his men.
Residents of Madagali applauded the governor for his gesture, which they described as timely.
The Fintiri administration has shown a lot of commitment to supporting security agencies in their task of making Adamawa crime-free.