Eid el kabir: COAS observes Eid prayers with troops in Maiduguri




The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. – Gen. Faruk Yahaya has performed this year’s Eid-El Kabir prayers with troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) at the 212 parade ground in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.

According to a statement signed by Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu on Tuesday General Yahaya observed the prayers along with Principal Staff Officers from Army Headquarters, officers and soldiers of Theatre Command OPHK.

“Delivering the EID , the Acting Deputy Director Islamic Affairs 7 Division, Captain Mohammed Babangida prayed for peace and security of the nation.

“He made supplications to Allah for mercy, guidance and divine protection for the , Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of , President Muhammadu Buhari and all members of the Armed Forces, especially in the ongoing fight against insurgency and other security challenges in the country,” the statement added.