Nigerian army Chief, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah, has visited Baga town in Borno State, which has just been recaptured from Boko Haram, reiterating that the militants will be wiped out of Nigeria’s northeast in the next few weeks.
Gen. Minimah arrived Maiduguri earlier in the day accompanied by some military officers, shortly after that he hopped on helicopter accompanied by the crew of the government official propaganda television station, the National television Authority (NTA).
A military source later claimed General Minimah was conducted around the town of Baga and other places during his unscheduled visit, he was shown round Baga by the General Officer Commanding the 7th Division of the army .
Mininah told newsmen, “My visit to Baga is to see our troops who are doing great jobs there. It is a confidence and morale-boosting visit that will end the Boko Haram fight within the six-week timeline of war against terrorists and their activities in the northeast sub-region of Nigeria.”