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Deal mercilessly with Boko Haram - Theatre commander tells troops

Deal mercilessly with Boko Haram - Theatre commander tells troops

- Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko has ordered troops to mercilessly deal with Boko Haram

- The commander described a great achievements the successes recorded during the counter-attack in Damasak

- Dikko added that the command would also organise an in-house training on counter terrorism campaign for new troops

Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole has ordered troops to mercilessly deal with Boko Haram whenever they attack any military formation

Dikko gave the order while addressing troops of Sector 3 conducting Operation LAST HOLD in Munguno on Friday, September 21.

The commander described a great achievements the successes recorded during the counter-attack in Damasak where Boko Haram fighters were outgunned and their equipment recovered while attempting to attack 145 Battalion.

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He charged the troops to be more committed, focused and proactive in the conduct of their operations.

He explained that troops of the Rapid Development Force (RDF) will soon arrive Kinnasara Cantonment, Monguno for deployment to support the ongoing operations.

Dikko added that the command would also organise an in-house training on counter terrorism campaign for new troops that would be deployed to the sector.

The acting commander Sector 3 Brig. Gen. Uwem Bassey, also promised that the Sector will continue to maintain high level of fighting spirit and professionalism which the Nigerian Army is known for.

Bassey praised the recent feats recorded by troops and hoped they would ginger troops of the sector to put in more efforts.

Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Nigerian Army on Friday, September 21, released an update in a statement on the search and rescue operations for Maj Gen IM Alkali (Rtd) who has been missing since September 3.

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Alkali, immediate past chief of administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing after leaving Abuja for Bauchi state.

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Source: Legit.ng

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