LT. Gen. Onyeabo Azubike Ihejirika, Nigeria chief of Army Staff, addresses Nigeria battalion 1 troops, part of the African led international support mission to Mali, prior to their depa

 

              LT. Gen. Onyeabo Azubike Ihejirika, Nigeria chief of Army Staff, addresses Nigeria battalion 1 troops, part of the African led international support mission to Mali, prior to their depa
LT. Gen. Onyeabo Azubike Ihejirika, Nigeria chief of Army Staff, addresses Nigeria battalion 1 troops, part of the African led international support mission to Mali, prior to their departure at the peace keeping center in Jaji, Kaduna, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. The Federal Government has approved the immediate deployment of 900 troops as part of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States ) force to push for the emancipation of Northern Mali from the grip of Islamists. (AP Photo)