Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai

The Igbo Community in Borno under the umbrella body of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Borno state chapter have joined the list of Nigerians paying tribute to Alhaji Yusuf Buratai,  the late father of the Chief Of Army Staff.

The group while paying a condolence visit to Lt Gen Tukur Buratai over the demise of his father, said his success in the war against Boko Haram terrorists has guaranteed their safety in the state and other parts of northeast.

The Ohaneze president, Chief Maclaw Maduabuchukwu Nwaogu who led members of his Executive, 5 Southeastern States Welfare Association Presidents and a traditional ruler, His Royal Highness, Eze Sir Simeon Chukwuemeka to the condolence visit, urged Lt Gen Buratai to see the loss as an act of God, saying that the late Baba Yusuf Buratai, a Legend of World War II and former Soldier of African Volunteer Force, though dead, left a legacy by giving birth to one of the finest Chief of Army Staff, Nigeria ever produced
The noted that Buratai’s determined efforts, success and doggedness in crushing the Boko Haram terrorists who are now fleeing their enclaves with many paying the price of their evil is what have kept Ndigbo in Borno.