The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, has depicted the slaughtering of a few warriors and pilots on legal obligation in Bosso, Niger State, by suspected firearm runners as inadmissible.
Talking with newsmen on Tuesday not long after tending to work force at the 332 Artilery Regiment in Shendam, Buratai, in any case, said the occurrence would not prevent the military from doing its legal obligations.
"What happened in Bosso is exceptionally grievous,'' he said, taking note of that the troops were determined to recoup arms stowed away in groups in the territory when they were trapped and slaughtered.
"In any case, rather than them – weapon runners to be reputable, they took the law into their hands and assault the troops.
"We have the order to bring the circumstance under control, we are working with the police to ensure that we keep our general public free of guilts,'' the head of armed force staff said.
It will be reviewed that the armed force in an announcement on Saturday said that eight of its officers and two aviators were trapped and killed in Bosso amid attack on refuge of suspected firearm runners.
Representative of the armed force, Col. Sani Usman, be that as it may, said the military slaughtered eight of the suspected outlaws and capture 57 others.
On his visit to the regiment and other military developments in the state, Buratai said it was "standard'' and to discover difficulties of the troops keeping in mind the end goal to address them.
"In the event that you are not on ground to see them and comprehend what their difficulties are, you won't have the capacity to acknowledge and address them,'' he said.
The head of armed force staff declared the advancement of a Gunner in the regiment, Dantani Ibrahim, to Lace Corporal, for his fortitude, devotion and diligent work.
Buratai, who later tended to spouses of warriors at the regiment, guaranteed to give their welfare a top need, including that offspring of troopers, who kicked the bucket in line of obligation would be supported even up to college level.
He additionally said that any of those youngsters, who so yearning to get enrolled into any of the military administrations would be given need.