Abuja - Troops involved in operations to rid
the North East of Boko Haram terrorists are in "high spirits" on
the back of recent successes against the
This is in contrast to the corresponding period
yesteryear as the armed forces were reportedly disgruntled and demotivated in
the war against the insurgents.
"The troops who are on very high spirits have
reiterated their determination to continue with the fight against Boko Haram
terrorists till they clear them from all known camps and enclaves,"
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, said.
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The sentiments came as advancing troops along Banki axis
were making tremendous progress in which they cleared two Boko Haram terrorists
camps at Jangurori and Bulatori villages.
In addition, the troops have also arrested 43 suspected
Boko Haram terrorists including one of the alleged kingpins in the area, Bulama
Modu, who is an ‘Amir’ of Bulakuri.
The troops also rescued 241 women and children during the
An assortment of weapons was recovered.
- CAJ News