General Ali Visits ES LCBC, Reiterates Commitment to Achieve Mandate
The new Force Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Major General Ibrahim Sallau Ali, has affirmed that the force has the requisite capacity to achieve its mandate amid renewed confidence in the task force’s effectiveness in fostering regional peace and security.
General Ali asserted a maiden courtesy visit to the Headquarters, of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Ndjemena, Chad on Wednesday.
The MNJTF boss, in a statement signed by the Military Public Information Officer – Ndjemena, Lt Col. Abubakar Abdullahi, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), maintained that to restore law and order in Lake Chad basin region, all hands must be on deck to achieve the force mandate. He appealed for more support from the Head of Mission to deliver his tasks of commanding the joint forces appreciating LCBC for leading the political angle of the mission.
In his remarks, the Executive Secretary, LCBC Ambassador Mamman Nuhu acknowledged the new commander’s enthusiastic and inclusive style of leadership. This style, he said, sets a positive precedent for the MNJTF, reflecting a clear commitment to the task force’s mandate. The general encompassing leadership approach has been seen to boost morale within ranks, promoting unity of purpose towards achieving set objectives.
Ambassador Nuhu who is also the Head of Mission, MNJTF highlighted the unwavering commitment exhibited by the Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs). He noted that their continued support is a testament to the collective will to establish and maintain security in the region. He lauded their dedication, declaring it as a pivotal factor in the progression and success of the MNJTF’s operations.
Recalled that Maj Gen Ibrahim Ali took over recently as the tenth Force Commander, MNJTF. He pledged to bring his more than three decades of experience to tackle the Boko Haram menace in the Lake Chad Basin region.