President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited soldiers who were wounded in the battle with Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state.
The soldiers are receiving treatment in Maiduguri. The president saluted the soldiers for the sacrifice they were making for the country. He also prayed for the soul of those who fell in battle.
The visit comes nine days after Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military base in Metele, Borno State, killing over a hundred soldiers.
President Buhari also attended the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference which he declared open in Maiduguri.