- An African women network has hailed the Nigerian military’s clearance operation against Boko Haram terrorists within the Timbuktu triangle in the northeast region of Nigeria
- The women said they were the worst hit by terror activities ranging from deaths of their husbands, children and even abuse
- The network urged troops not to take their foot off the peddle of success as they are only a stone throw away from victory
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The Africa Women Arise for Change Network (AWACN) has hailed the Nigerian military’s clearance operation against Boko Haram terrorists within the Timbuktu triangle.
According to the women's network, the operations of the army serve as, the sole bright spot in an utterly gloomy Coronavirus (COVID-19) season.
In a statement on Wednesday, May 6, AWACN said the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have gladdened the hearts of African women with its recent onslaught on the fleeing terrorists.
The troops led by chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, recorded tremendous success over the insurgents with the most recent exterminating 134.
The president of the network, Nkechi Odoma, expressed delight with the COAS and the troops for the magnificent feat amidst the rampaging coronavirus that has consumed nearly 300,000 lives worldwide.
AWACN said as women they were the worst hit by terror activities ranging from deaths of their husbands, children and even abuse.
The women congratulating Buratai, described him as "a responsible husband and family man who feels our pains and who has been in the theatre of operation with the troops for the past five weeks”.
Odoma urged the army chief and his troops not to take their foot off the peddle as they are only a stone throw away from victory.
"Women in Africa are happy that Nigerian troops by their gallantry and patriotism are proving that evil can never have a permanent victory over good and that finally, our tears as key stakeholders in the family unit would be permanently wiped away," Odoma said.
Odoma said the recent victory of Nigerian troops is one of such sparks that is worth celebrating because of the overall impact it would have on bringing the inhuman carnage in northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region.
"By now, the world is aware that the ongoing subsidiary operation in the North East Theatre of Operation, code-named ‘Operation Kantana Jimlan, led by no other than the chief of army staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, is yielding great success," added.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the army chief coordinated and led troops of Operation Lafiya Dole who decimated 134 insurgents.
The operation, the Nigerian military said was part of Operation Kanta na Jimlan launched to bring the insurgency war to an end.
Also, troops of the Nigerian army had during the operation intensified the campaign on various fronts, especially within the Timbuktu triangle.
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The attack against the terrorists led to the death of many of the group members and their leaders.
In another report, the Nigerian air force (NAF) had said that it neutralised some key leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Jubillaram and Alinwa in Borno state.
The spokesperson for NAF said the ISWAP leaders were killed as they assembled for meetings and neutralised in operations conducted on Thursday, February 20.
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