Major General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf has taken over as the 6th Force Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF). The handing and taking over ceremony took place this morning at the conference room of the MNJTF Headquarters in N’Djamena, Chad.
Speaking at the occasion, the Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Head of Mission MNJTF, Ambassador Mamman Nuhu congratulated the former Force Commander Major General Chikezie Ude for successfully completing his tour of duty in the MNJTF. He observed that the most significant achievement of Major General Ude is the continuous mobile operation concept which was approved by the Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries.
Speaking further, he noted that the new Force Commander is not new to the mission, having distinguished himself as the General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army. Also speaking at the occasion, the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson, Ambassador Zaina Nyiramatama thanked Major General Ude for his efforts in dealing with the military and security threats constituted by Boko Haram Terrorists and wished the former commander success in his future endeavors.