Amisom chief of staff boosts morale of Burundi troops

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The chief of staff of the AMISOM force (COS AMISOM) made a working visit on Thursday to the site of the command of sector 5, which is the responsibility of the Burundian contingent.

General of Bde Ayub G Mattiri, Chief of Staff of the Amisom Force, visited the site of the Burundian contingent in Area 5 of Amisom at Jowhar Air Field in the Middle Shabelle region.

Area Commander 5 greeted him and at the same time the Commander of the Burundian contingent, Brigadier General Vénuste Nduwayo, who first briefed him on the situation in his area of ​​responsibility.

Regarding the objective of his visit, the COS indicated that this visit is part of the objectives of the Amisom command to arrive on the ground to realize the realities of the terrain as regards the living and working conditions of the troops. Their substantive posts.

“The reports reach us every day and we wanted to come in order to confront the writings and the realities of the ground, “he said.

Progress of the development of this site of the command, to be aware of its condition after the heavy floods that it incurred last month, which flooded some adjustments already carried out and which slowed down the works.

After visiting the various sites on the site, the COS said that it is satisfied with the services provided by the Burundian military and encourages them to go forward in order to continue to give a good image of Amisom to the Somalis.

Concerning the progress of the works on the site, he said that they are on a satisfactory stage despite some challenges that make them drag and promises to report to his hierarchy the real situation of the ground in order to find adequate solutions and Challenges.

You will know that the Burundian contingent has moved from the University of Mogadisho site since February 2016 to the new site at Jowhar airfield when said contingent has been allocated Amisom sector 5 as its area of ​​responsibility In the Middle Shabelle region.

Capt. Nkengurutse, M, Burundi Forum