Fight Against Terrorism In Nigeria
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has recorded a major feat in the battle to rid the country of terrorists as its jets have successfully attacked the Lake Chad hideout of members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP).
The Nigerian Air Force on Sunday, October 27 said it will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism, code-named Exercise Na Zo.
An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by Boko Haram in the Lamba’a forest in Borno state against Nigerian soldiers has killed seven terrorists and heavily wounded eight others.
Adeniyi while speaking during a visit by the National Assembly's joint committee on Army in Maiduguri, Borno state said the unavailability of Army aviation was responsible for the institution's inability to defeat the terrorists.
Major General Cecil Esekhaigbe, a retired officer of the Nigerian Army, has condemned negotiating with criminals as a means of addressing the security challenges confronting the nation.
NAF's director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.