The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has paid tributes to soldiers who died in various operations across the country.
He also praised the military for being ahead of security threats facing the country.
According to Army Spokesman, Col.Sagir Musa, the COAS used the occasion of the Eid-El Kabir to commend soldiers for their sacrifices for the country inspite of daunting challenges.
Col Musa said Buratai who celebrated the Eid-El Kabir with troops at the frontline urged them to redouble their efforts towards keeping Nigeria safe and secure.
He added in a statement that the Army Chief who was represented by the Chief of Training and Operations also visited recuperating troops at the 7 Division Medical Centre and Hospital Services, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.