Abubakar made the statement on Tuesday while having lunch with Air Force troops at the Yola Air Force Base as part of Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
The Chief of Army Staff, represented by Chief of Policy and Plans, NAF headquarters, Air Vice-Marshal James Abubakar, urged the troops to sustain the efforts toward bringing peace to the North East and Nigeria.
He said, “The good work you are doing is appreciated by the commander-in-chief; he is sending his greetings to you at this festive time.
“He commends your efforts and urges you to sustain your commitment for peace in the Northeast and Nigeria as a whole.
“We also want to use this opportunity to thank the commander-in-chief for his support to the Nigerian Air Force.’’
The Air Officer Commanding Tactical Air Command, AVM Muhammed Mohammadu, had earlier thanked the CAS for his commitment to their welfare and for always identifying with them to boost their morale.
“We want to pledge our support and loyalty to Nigerian Air Force and the nation,” Muhammadu said.