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  • Updated: May 19, 2024

Borno: Army commander hails troops for operational successes in Sambisa forest

Borno: Army commander hails troops for operational successes

The Acting General Officer Commanding of the Nigerian Army 7 Division, Brigadier General Abubakar Haruna has hailed troops for the operational successes in Sambisa forest, Borno State.

The commander gave the commendation on Sunday during his visit to the trontline troops in the outskirts of Sambisa forest in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Haruna applauded the troops for clearing the Boko Haram insurgents at their enclaves in Lawanti Ukuba, Farisu, Sabil Huda, Njimia, Garin Gulukos, Garin Falluja, Shababul Ummah, Garin Pannel bitter and Lagara Anguwan Gwai Gwai within the Sambisa forest.

He added that the troops deployed to the Operation Hadin Kai, especially the Special Forces Troops, 21 Armoured Brigade, Bama; the Civilian JTF and the Hybrid Forces had done exceptionally well and urged them to sustain the tempo.

He said: “I want to commend you for your exceptional performance and professionalism exhibited during the operation and I urged you to sustain the tempo.

“The Chief of Army Staff is highly pleased with your performance. You have done your best. You have sacrificed yourselves to ensure that peace and normalcy return to the North-East. This is a wonderful outing and we are very happy.

“We have to stop whatever we are doing and come here to let you know that we are with you always. To know what you people are doing so that we can have a feeling of what you people are going through."

He further commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja for his support which has led to the successes recorded in the frontline.

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