Abuja — Troops of 8 Division Nigerian Military (NA), whereas on a struggling with patrol, came below fire from bandits working along with Mayanchi-Dogo Karfe and Fagantama villages in Talata Marafa LGA of Zamfara Remark.
Within the fierce come upon that ensued, the bandits had been overwhelmed by the superior firepower of the troops.
This ended in ratings of bandits being neutralized. The troops also recovered one PKT riffle, a natty cache of ammunition, and a motorbike.
Relatedly, troops devour neutralized 5 bandits in a single other come upon at Bingi village, in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara.
Right through the gun duel, the bandits withdrew in disarray having sustained severe gun shot wounds.
The audacious troops recovered one AK 47 riffle, one Motorbike and 3 cellphones from the routed criminals.
While appreciating the strive in opposition to resilience and renewed vigour of the troops, the Chief of Military Workers, Most notable General Faruk Yahaya entreated them to withhold the aggressive posture in bid to defeat all criminal parts working in the North West and different parts of the nation.
A press originate by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Military Public Family quoted the COAS urging communities in the North West to wait on the troops with precious details at all instances to enhance anti-banditry operations.
Within the meantime, the COAS has talked about that mature leaders had been severe to the success of ongoing operation to entire Boko Haram insurgency and terrorism in the Northeast.
Maj Gen Yahaya made this known for the length of a courtesy talk over with to the Shehu of Borno,
His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-kanemi, and Individuals of Borno Emirate on Friday 25th June 2021 in his palace Maiduguri, Borno Remark.
General Faruk talked about he became once satisfied to be at the Shehu’s palace with Main Workers Officers from the Military Headquarters to pay respects and homage to the revered mature ruler.
He talked about he arrived at the mutter earlier in the day on an operational talk over with to the Theatre and felt it became once an honour to keep in touch over with the Shehu as a father, a leader not handiest in Borno nonetheless also in the nation, to get dangle of a royal blessing for the job before him.
He preferred the wait on of the royal father and the total Emirate even whereas he became once in the Remark because the Theatre Commander, Operation HADIN KAI earlier than his appointment because the 22nd Chief of the Military Workers.
He famed the wait on of the royal father and the Emirate has ended in a number of of the successes recorded in the operations in opposition to the terrorists. He solicited extra wait on.
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The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-kanemi, counseled the protection force for the late return of peace to the Remark and Northeast.
He talked about 17 of the 27 local authorities areas previously occupied by Boko Haram Terrorists some years ago. had been recaptured and civil authority restored.
He asked the COAS to not be deterred and pledged the wait on of the Emirate to the Military management and Protection force normally.
The COAS became once accompanied to the palace by the Chief of Operations (Military) Most notable General Ibrahim Yusuf, different Main Workers Officers at the Military Headquarters, Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, Most notable General Christopher Musa, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division and Commander, Sector 1 Operation Hadin Kai, Brigadier General Abdulwahab Eyitayo and different senior officers.