Some Nigerians soldiers reportedly sustain different degree of injuries following an encounter with Book Haram terrorist on the 22nd of March 2020.
The wounded soldiers were hospitalized at Nigerian army 7 Division medical center, and Hospital at Maimalari cantonment in Maiduguri.
In order to sow his alloyed commitment to the well been of soldiers, Buratai decide to visit wounded soldiers today and pray for them.
The visit was disclose in a press statement signed by Colonel SAGIR MUSA Acting Director Army Public Relations 5 April 2020.
The Statement read "Following the encounter in Gorgi, Borno State and the resultant various degrees of injuries sustained by some troops of Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE on 22 March 2020, the COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai has today Sunday 5 Apr 20 visited the wounded at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri, where he went round the Hospital and saw the injured personnel and wish them quick recovery.
Among the wounded, some have been evacuated to 44 Reference Hospital Kaduna for more specialist treatment/management.
It would be recalled that immediately the incident was reported, the COAS, on the 25 March 2020, instructed the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) Army Maj Gen EO Udo to move to the operational arena to see the wounded and convey his goodwill message to them.
In today's visit, Gen TY Buratai was accompanied by the CTOP Maj Gen EO Udo, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya, Commander Engineer Corps Maj Gen JS Malu, Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen SA Adebayo and Acting Provost Marshal Army Brig Gen H Ahmed among other Senior" Army Offrs.