Troops Eliminate Boko Haram Terrorists in Gara
Troops of Sector 3, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force while on fighting patrol to Gara village in Northern Borno on Friday 5 October 2018 encountered suspected Boko Haram Terrorists.
Five members of the Boko Haram Terrorists were neutralized during the encounter following the superior fire power of the troops while others escape to a nearby bush with gun shot wounds.
Items recovered include: Four AK 47 rifles, Five Magazines, 55 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 8 rounds of 5.56mm NATO ammunition, Eleven Mobile phones Assorted drugs, Cooking utensils, some quantity of provisions and six Horses.
The public is therefore advised to report any suspicious movements or activities in their area to the security agency for prompt action.
Meanwhile, the authorities of the Nigerian Army has met with other Heads of security agencies in Maiduguri, Borno State, calling for more synergy and cooperation towards evolving new strategies in the ongoing fight against insurgency and other sundry crimes.
Speaking during the strategic meeting, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu stressed the need for such routine interaction between all security stakeholders within the state, aimed at reinforcing the already existing cooperation and synergy as well as level of information sharing among them.
He commended the agencies for judiciously discharging their responsibilities. He also charged all security outfits in the state to step up their efforts and to review their various strategies as the dry season and political climate approaches.
The Acting GOC reminded the policy makers to be more proactive and not to allow any breach of security, adding that security agencies must be decisive in all actions and checkmate some of the unholy political gatherings.
Responding, heads of security agencies present lauded the Army for the meeting, describing it as timely. They took turn to highlight the activities of their agencies while identifying different areas that needed collective support of the Nigerian Army and other security outfits to effectively combat the menace of Boko Haram Terrorists as well as other sundry crimes.
The meeting ended with a resolve for all to redouble efforts and work in synergy and cooperation.
The meeting was attended by the Commissioner of Police, Borno State Command Damian Chukwu, Comptroller of Customs for Borno and Yobe States, AB Abdullahi, Commandant Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Borno State Ibrahim Abdullahi. Also in attendance were, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ijafaru Bukar of Nigeria Prison Service Borno state command, Comptroller of Immigration Borno State Command Abdulfattah Adamu, among others.
Director Army Public Relations
Kidnapped School ChildrenYauri FGC Students, Kebbi
99 days 22 hours 22 minutes 39 seconds,
Baptist School Students, Kaduna
82 days 4 minutes 4 seconds
Report By: PRNigeria.com