We Are Never Going To Back Down In War Against Boko Haram – COAS

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah has today revealed that his men will not stop fighting till they overcome and conquer the war against insurgency and terrorism.

Minimah was speaking at the opening ceremony of the COAS third Quarter Meeting today at federal state capital Abuja, he also asked the general public to be understanding of the toughness of the war.

He also said he understands the peoples cry to see an end to all the insurgent attacks in the nation but they have to understand that insurgent groups were enormous.

Minimah said: “Our nation is today faced with enormous security challenges. The upsurge in incidents of terrorism has shifted the focus of the general public to the Armed Forces, particularly the Nigerian Army.

“Our activities are increasingly coming under public scrutiny. While a lot of patriotic Nigerians have continued to support the Nigerian Army, others have used the opportunity to cast aspersions on our competence, integrity, and ability to rise to the occasion. The Nigerian Army is performing and I also know the expectation of the Nigerian citizens; the expectation is rather in haste. We need some time, we need patience. “We are fighting terrorism, we are not fighting a conventional war.Continue reading

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