Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday declared that the military would end Boko Haram insurgency in the next eight weeks to meet the three months presidential deadline.
One month has passed since President Muhammadu Buhari gave the military three months to put an end to the Boko Haram carnage in the North East.
Buratai, answering questions from journalists shortly after declaring open the 10th Nigerian Army Finance Corps Biennial Training Conference, 2015, held in Kaduna, noted that with the military winning the war on daily basis, it was possible to meet the deadline.
Burutai said: “We will end Boko Haram very soon; it is possible to meet the three months deadline. We are very close to the insurgents. We are defeating them on daily basis.”
He told officers and men that the Army has keyed into the change mantra of the present administration, especially in financial management, through the introduction of The Single Account, TSA.
Speaking on the theme: “Impact of evolving Federal Government financial policies on operational roles of the Nigerian Army amidst dwindling budgetary allocation,” Burutai said TSA has given the military new ideas on how to make judicious use of its funds.
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