The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that troops have commenced advancing into Sambisa Forest, one of the major enclaves of Boko Haram terrorists.
Buratai disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja while unveiling packs of bottle water provided through private initiative in appreciation of troops fighting the terrorists in the region.
According to the Army Chief, the advancement is an onslaught to finally flush out remnants of insurgents from the forest and rescue all those abducted in that area.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buaratai, has said that the Boko Haram insurgents were only making their last efforts before their final defeat by the military.
Buratai spoke at an interactive session organised by the Nigerian Union of Journalists in Abuja on Saturday.
The Army Chief said that no local government area in the country was under the occupation of the Boko Haram.
According to him, the insurgents were using the territory of Niger to launch attacks on Nigeria
He said that […]