• We fight Boko Haram with refurbished equipment – COAS

    We fight Boko Haram with refurbished equipment – COAS

    The Nigerian Army yesterday said it has to revert to refurbished equipment to fight Boko Haram because modern weapons are expensive.

    Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Combat Support Arms Training Week in Maiduguri, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the “acquisition of modern weaponry and equipment such as latest artillery guns, engineer bomb disposal equipment, cipher instrument to mention a few, are quite expensive.”

    Buratai, who was represented by the Army’s Chief of Training and […]