Abuja - The Defence Headquarters on
Monday in Abuja said troops were dominating operations in Kukawa, Geri, Gujba
in Yobe to "rid" terrorists out of their hideouts in the communities.
This is contained in a statement posted on the Defence
“Troops are dominating operations in Kukawa, Geri, Gujba in
Yobe, to rid the terrorists on Sunday,” it said.
It said the Nigerian troops on Sunday night invaded Kukawa
Geri, Gujba in Yobe and were determined to flush out the insurgents from their
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Most of the
local governments and communities previously occupied by terrorists in the
affected states have been liberated by the Nigerian troops.
The Nigerian troops had earlier routed terrorists from Bara,
headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe, and Gulak, the
headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.
Other locations also cleared during the operations include:
Shikah, Fikayel, Tetebah, Buza, Kamla and Bumsa.
The troops had also recovered Monguno, Marte, Gamboru Ngala,
Dikwa and Baga, among other big towns and communities.