Thoughts Lead To Appreciation
We are in the second week of the six-week military offensive to secure our lands and re-establish the liberty of citizens of our great nation.
I add my voice to the vivacity of your resolve towards the accomplishment of the mission.
Patriotic Nigerians stand with you and are enthusiastic at the renewal of the spirit of military prowess within Defence Headquarters, Abuja.
Of course, it is obvious military strategies are formulated at command structure.
Only when, as in this period, such defence formations include military offensives can our soldiers and officers on the ground execute that plan.
In other words, the effectiveness of military encounters in this insurgency depends on the decisions made not by any one military general in the Federal Capital Territory but also by brigade commanders in the North-East of Nigeria.
Critical measures ought to be taken to free not just inhabited cities, towns and villages, but also to clear the vast uninhabited expanse of land surrounding each habitation.
These unoccupied pieces of earth provide cover for Boko Haram insurgents to gather and plot attacks against various parts of our beloved country.
Please secure every inch of each town.
Another critical factor in this war is information management.
Understandably, figures of casualty and captured insurgents are not necessarily an attestation of effectiveness of security.
What matters is the sovereignty of our nation.
Nonetheless, Nigerians will benefit from timely, precise and complete data on insurgent casualties as well as that of our men.
Finally, I reiterate my earlier position that no level of insecurity in our nation warrants the intrusion of foreign armies into our land.
The one and only,