Nigerian Army establishes Media Centre in Maiduguri
In its effort to keep the general public well informed about the activities of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the Nigerian Army has established a Media Centre in Maiduguri, Borno State.
According to a release signed by Colonel Tukur Gusau, Media Coordinator
Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the media centre is based on the directive of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai.
He said the aim of establishing the media centre was to provide real time and accurate information and also provide avenue for a better interaction with the media on Military operations in the North East.
“Addressing journalists during the commissioning of the center, the Theater Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar represented by the General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Lamidi Adeosun, urged the journalists to use the Media Centre to clear areas they are in doubt instead of relying on unknown sources to get information on Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
“The Theatre Commander also extolled the role of the media in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. He described the media as key partners in the ongoing efforts of ending terrorism in Nigeria. Gen. Abubakar thanked all the media organizations for educating and informing the populace about the happenings in the Theater of operation” the statement quoted.