The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Major-General G.S. Jalo, arrived in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena on January 13 to inspect the pan-African peacekeeping force installed in that country.
GV Plane carrying Nigerian Chief of Army Staff Major-General G.S. Jalo arrives at N'Djamena airport
SCU Soldiers wearing white helmet with letters OAU (Organisation of African Unity)
SV Major General Jalo greeted by General Ejiga, Commander-in-Chief of OAU forces and Lieutenant Colonel Alafi, Commander-in-Chief of Integrated Armed forces (IAF)
SV Major General Jalo and other officers inspecting guard of honour
GV/SVs OAU troops on parade salute Major General Jalo (3 shots)
CU OAU flag
SV Major General Jalo meets the troops, shakes hands with them (2 shots)
GV Major General Jalo and officers and troops in motorcade from airport (3 shots)
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Background: The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Major-General G.S. Jalo, arrived in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena on January 13 to inspect the pan-African peacekeeping force installed in that country. Major-General Jalo was greeted at N'Djamena airport by General Geoffrey Ejiga, the commander of the peacekeeping force established by the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). With him was the Commander-in-Chief of the Integrated Armed Forces (IAF), Lieutenant Colonel Alafi. Major General Jalo inspected the OAU force and talked to serving soldiers. The force was established after Libyan troops pulled out of Chad last November at the request of Chadian President Goukouni Oueddei, whose army is fighting rebel forces of former Defence Minister, Hissene Habre. The OAU force numbers 2,500 men from Nigerian, Zaire and Senegal.