COAS, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, in a hand shake with the Colombian Army Chief, Gen Albert Jose Mejia, during the visit.
The chief of army staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, a relentless effort to end insurgency ravaging the Northeastern part of Nigeria, has led a delegation of senior officers to Colombia to inspect major military formations and institutions of the Armed Forces of the country.
General Mejia after the briefing took the Nigerian COAS and his delegation on a tour of his country’s formations, military institutions, aviation unit and the Engineer Corps of the Colombian Armed Forces.
Colombian army is believed to be very tactical in fight against insurgency as the country has been battling armed insurgency in the last 50 years.
It is pertinent to mention that Lieutenant General Buratai’s visit to Colombia was aimed at brainstorming with his Colombian counterpart on the most suitable strategies to curb insurgency in Nigeria.