Doom for Bandits as Video Reveals Army's Newly Acquired Armoured Vehicles From China

Doom for Bandits as Video Reveals Army's Newly Acquired Armoured Vehicles From China

  • Bandits and terrorists in Nigerian have been warned to surrender their arms or be sent to hell very soon
  • This came from Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya in Kaduna state on Thursday, October 28
  • Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya said this after the Nigerian Army took delivery of 60 new armoured vehicles from China to fight banditry and terrorism

To strengthen its efforts towards ending banditry and terrorism in Nigeria, especially the northern region, the Nigerian Army (NA) has acquired 60 new armoured vehicles from China.

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, represented by Commandant of Infantry Corps, Major General Victor Ezugwu, on Thursday, October 28, noted that this demonstrates the federal government's drive to return all-round security across the country, Channels TV reports.

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COAS Faruk Yahaya
The vehicles are expected to be used in the fight against banditry (Photo: HQ Nigerian Army)
Source: Facebook

Ezugwu who spoke on the COAS' behalf at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, Kaduna state, said that the deployment of new platforms to the battlefield is part of the move to neutralise bandits and insurgents through the military.

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The COAS said the vehicles would boost the fight against insurgency and banditry in the North-East and North-West regions.

He warned the bandits and their accomplices should either surrender with their arms or die very soon.

Thanking the President Buhari-led administration for its support, the NA chief said:

“It is an effort which is in line with the federal government’s cardinal objectives of tackling the totality of the security challenges facing our dear country Nigeria.
“These platforms we commission here today is in addition to other equipment brought in for the purpose and this underscores the strategic resolve to ensure that a state of normalcy is achieved across the length and breadth of Nigeria.”

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Bandits in trouble as Nigerian Army partners Russia on anti-terrorism fight

Meanwhile, in the battle against insurgency across the north, the NA was collaborating with the Russian government for the acquisition of military equipment.

This was revealed Yahaya on Thursday, October 14, at the NA's Abuja headquarters during a courtesy of the Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin.

In a Facebook post shared by the spokesman of the NA, Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu, COAS Faruk noted that there is a need for the Nigerian military and Russia to foster their mutual relation for benefit.


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