Great Victory As President Muhammadu Buhari Records Massive Success In Sambisa Forest, Set For 2019 Comeback!!!

By Post Nigeria January 28, 2018 10:58

Great Victory As President Muhammadu Buhari Records Massive Success In Sambisa Forest, Set For 2019 Comeback!!!

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government through the Nigerian Military, has achieved a major victory against the deadly boko haram sect.

This was revealed in a statement signed by Brigadier-General SK Usman, Army Direct of Public Relations.

He stated that on Friday afternoon, Army troops effectively backed by those from the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, took on Boko Haram terrorists, while advancing into Sambisa Forest.

The encounter resulted in the killing of seven terrorists, and gunshot injuries to over 100 others.

In addition, the troops recovered one gun truck, one anti-aircraft gun, one machine gun, a pistol, large quantity of anti-aircraft gun ammunition, a 120mm mortar base plate and a dane gun.

The Troops also destroyed terrorists’ equipment and accommodation around Camp Zairo, Improvised Explosives Devices, IEDs, booby traps, 11 gun trucks, 12 Hilux pick-up vans, and three Canter trucks.

Other items destroyed were two double barrel rifles, 30 bicycles, power generating sets, cylinders, printers, military kits, and an IED-making workshop.

Two Soldiers however, suffered injuries. The statement said they were both taken by the Nigerian Air Force for treatment, and have been responding well.

Commander, Sector 1 Operation Lafiya Dole and General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Major-General IM Yusuf, visited the troops’ harbour location, with commendations from the Chief of Army Staff and Theatre Commander for their efforts. He urged the troops to sustain the tempo of the offensive, until they have eliminated all the boko haram terrorists.

Major-General Yusuf, who was flown by the Nigerian Air Force, was accompanied by the Commander 26 Task Force Brigade, Brigadier General IM Obot, and had meetings with the various field Commanders.

The Army called on the people of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe States, to report any fleeing boko haram terrorist seen around.

 

 

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