The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya has assured that the Nigerian Army(NA) will continue to strengthen its partnership with Nigerians in securing the nation. He gave the assurance when he paid homage to the Otaru of Auchi Sacred Kingdom, His Royal Highness(HRH), Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III.
“The outlawed group have severally planted IEDs along troops’ patrol routes in failed effort to bring harm to the troops,” the Army headquarters alleged.
“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?”
Plateau Gov. Lalong highlights the sacrifices of Nigerian troops and expresses gratitude to then on behalf of Nigerians.
The Nigerian Army says its troops have dislodged an IPOB/ESN Training Camp, neutralized 2 wanted members.
“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.
35 Artillery Brigade commissions renovated classroom blocks in Nyangoa Barracks, Abeokuta.
The Army chief charged field commanders to redouble their efforts in ongoing operations, adding that the best Sallah gift he expects from them is to eliminate as many bandits, kidnappers and terrorists as possible, and recover as much weapons and ammunition from criminal elements.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya in an Eid-el-Fitr message to Nigerian troops in the ongoing counter terrorism and insurgency Operations in the Northeast explained why they must remain dogged and unrelenting at this critical stage of ongoing operations.
The Nigerian Army (NA) has accused the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) of peddling malicious disinformation and falsehood through one Solomon Okafor of Radio Biafra London, whose memes are making the rounds in the social media.