The President, Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association, Mrs Salamatu F. Yahaya today Saturday 13 August 2022 donated relief materials and financial support to a newly rescued abducted Chibok school girl, Aisha Grema and three others at Maimalari Military Cantonment, Maiduguri.
Troops of the Nigerian Army’s Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) have been charged by their obviously furious Theatre Commander, Maj. Gen. Christopher Musa, to neutralize all terrorists elements marauding and hibernating in any part of the North East region of the country.
Why Nigerian troops must remain apolitical, loyal, disciplined — GOC 81 Division
Nigerian Army says its troops were ambushed on the way by bandits while responding to a distress call in Shiroro.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed as mischievous institutional blackmail, reports by some online media, alleging that serving officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army are planning to storm Abuja, to protest over unpaid emoluments, poor working conditions, and other allegations it considers unsubstantiated.
“Given, the spate of insecurity in the region, the question would be, was the issue reported to the unit covering the area? Did the Methodist Church take the NA into confidence while negotiating the ransom with the kidnappers?”
The Nigerian Army has denied insinuations that Nigerian villages were attacked by Cameroonian (Ambazonian) separatists on 29 May 2022.
Plateau Gov. Lalong highlights the sacrifices of Nigerian troops and expresses gratitude to then on behalf of Nigerians.
“Troops uncovered the weapons concealed in a black Toyota Camry, after they successfully surmounted ambushes staged by members of the outlawed dissident group, who, having been overpowered by the gallant troops, abandoned their vehicle and weapons in the heat of the combat and fled the scene,” the Army spokesman said.
COAS, CAS fete troops in the frontline on, reaffirm commitment to troops’ welfare.