Insurgency: Northern group commends army over successful clearance in Kogi, Nasarawa

Insurgency: Northern group commends army over successful clearance in Kogi, Nasarawa

- Troops of the Nigerian army have been commended for their commitment in the fight against insurgency and banditry in Nigeria

- The recommendation was also given to the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, by the North Central Egalitarian Congres

- According to the congress, the troops and the army leadership have shown resilience in ending insurgency in the country

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The North Central Egalitarian Congress (NCEC) has commended the chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai and the Nigerian army's 4 special forces command for successful attacks against Darul Salam/Boko Haram terrorists in Kogi and Nasarawa states.

NCEC in a press statement on Wednesday, September 2, by its president, Etubi Enebi said the dislodgement of the terrorists in the two states would bring an end to cattle rustling, banditry, kidnappings and other forms of criminalities in the area. 

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Enebi said commendation must also be given the army chief for his brave, visionary and purposeful leadership.

He said that the troops of the Nigerian army must be commended for displaying acts of resilience and heroism.

Enebi said the NCEC is in receipt of the exploits of troops of the Nigerian army 4 special forces command in the displacement of the Darul Salam/Boko Haram terrorists from their camps in Kogi and Nasarawa states recently.

NCEC said the feat by the Nigerian army is particularly noteworthy given the fact that the group has been responsible for all kinds of criminal activities in the north-central region since the past five years.

The group, however, charged the troops not to relent in their efforts until the region is cleared of all remnants of the Darul Salam/Boko Haram terrorists. 

Insurgency: Northern group commends army over successful clearance in Kogi, Nasarawa
The northern group said the troops have shown some level of resilience. Photo Credit: @HQNigerianArmy
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Meanwhile, previously reported that the troops of the Nigerian army had handed over 778 family members of the terrorists to governors of 16 northern states in Nigeria.

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The Boko Haram family members were said to have been captured in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state and handed over to the governors on Monday, August 31.

Speaking on the incident, Moundhey Ali, Commander, 4 Special Forces Command said the captives would be rehabilitated by the state governments.

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Also, a pro-democratic group has commended the activities of the Nigerian army troops and its leadership against Boko Haram terrorists.

The National Democratic Front said General Buratai and his soldiers are commitment to needing the operations of the terrorists in Nigerian.

The group said the army has shown immeasurable focus in defending the territorial integrity of Nigeria.

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