OUR TROOPS HAVE NOT WITHDREW WE ARE IN CONTROL IN GUBIO, MAGUMERI — GEN. ADENIYI
By Madu Mohammed. Maiduguri
The theater commander Operation Lafiya Dole. Major Genera Olusegun Adeniyi said contrary to claims that their troops have withdrew from their locations access the theater and that Boko Haram has taken over Magumeri and Gubio, explaining thst they have change their mode of operations and that their troops are still on control in Magumeri and Gubio towns.
The theater commander who took journalists round Magumeri, Gubio and Jakana town yesterday said “where are the Boko Haram we are here in Gubio town and we past through Magumeri, motorists are plying the road and you can see our troops and normal.businesses are going on in the two towns.. It is some politicians and some so call security experts that sat in the4 comfort of their offices were making false claims.”
” We have change our means of operations, we have adopted new concept of Super camps and operating on wheels, unlike in the past where insurgents will just come and attack our formations and carted away ammunations. We will not continue that way” he added.
He said ” operating on wheels will give us the opportunity to respond to emergencies and re_enforcements to destress calls from our troops among others”.
Addressing the troops in Gubio, the theater commander. Major General, Olusegun Adeniyi said” ” let finish the fight and go back to our barracks. Nigeria is our’s we should keep Nigeria together. We know it is sad that you are here come rain or sun shine but not be deterred. We must work hard to ensure that Boko Harsm is defeated. I know you can do it and God is with us. ”
Also speaking in Jakana, the Garrison Commander 7 Division, Brig. Gen. Sunday Ighiomhia said ” we new have a nrw concept of super camp, we are operating on.wheels, patrols and respond to emergencies. ”
He said ” our troops are very ready and determined to fight to finish the war, with these new strategy our troops will by the Grace of God end insurgency. I assured the residents of the northeast that we have not withdrew and that they they are safe . our troops are on.ground”.
Our correspondent who was in Gubio and Msgumeri towns reports that normal business activities were going on and military were seen in strategic location in the two towns and their environs to ensure the security of residents ”
Our correspondent reports that right from Maiduguri motorists were seen plying the road, especially commercial drivers with perssengers up to Gubio .
Speaking in an interview, a Gubio resident Buksr Mala said the insurgents came in.four vehicles attacked the town but they are not going leave Gubio, as they don’t have any other place than Gubio.
He said ” we must resist any moves by the Boko Haram to send us away from our ancestral home.. You can see normal businesses is going on here. We are duprise to hear on radio that Gubio is in the hands of Boko Haram.”
A member of Civilian Joint Taskforce Ibrahim Usmsn said ” the insurgents came about 5;00am on Thursday until Friday 5;00am and abducted two of their members and slaughtered one.. We are not going to be dettered. We will fight until we won the war”.
Buratai Inspects Project At Army Camp Ngamdu
Buratai inspects project at Army Camp Ngamdu.
By Baba Saleh Damaturu
The Chief of Army Staff
Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has Saturday inspected ongoing projects and facilities at Ngamdu army super camp.
Buratai said the visit was part of his continuation operational tour to the north east theater of Operation.
The Army chief was at Ngamdu today the 26 of September 2020, where he inspected ongoing construction and renovation projects as well as facilities in the camp.
He equally used the opportunity to assess the overall operational readiness of the camp.
“The Chief of Army staff was accompanied by the Chief of Training and Operations Army Maj Gen Nuhu Angbazo, the Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maj Gen Faruk Yahaiya, Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen SA Adebayo, Acting Provost Marshall Army Brig Gen Hussain Ahmed and Commander Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE Brig Gen OO Oluyede among other senior army officers”
Again ISWAP/Boko Haram Kidnapped Site Engineer, A Carpenter along Maiduguri, Damasak Road
Again ISWAP,/Boko Haram kidnapped site Engineer, A Carpenter along Maiduguri, Damasak Road
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
Again, members of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP), Boko Haram fighters have again abducted two workers along Maiduguri-Damasak road, on their way to Damasak to construct shelter for the Nigerian refugees returning from Diffa province in Niger Republic back to their ancestral homes.
The two abductees in a separate video clips released by the insurgents, appealed to the Borno state Governor, Professor, Babagana Zulum and the state Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR), Engineer, Mustapha Gubio to come to their rescue.
“My name is lawan modu karsami
I worked with Nganzai LGA, I am a project Engineer attached to construction site of Shelter in Damasak, the project for Nigerian refugees returning back to Damasak. We were captured by the Khailafa army and we are now in hostage with them”, Modu Karsami said.
He appealed to the commissioner for RRR, Engr Mustapha Gubio and Governor Babagana Umara Zulum to cometheir rescue
Also speaking Ibrahim Musa while appealing to the government to come to his rescue said ” I am Ibrahim Musa a carpenter, we were captured by the Army of Khaliffa along Maiduguri-Damasak road on our way to Damasak to construct a shelter to the returning IDPs. “
” I appeal to the Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum and the commissioner of RRR to come to our rescue”, he added.
Nigeria Army Mourns its Commander death as a result of Boko haram ambush
Nigerian Army mourns its commander death as a result of Boko Haram ambush
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Nigerian Army and the Operation Lafiya Dole have lost a gallant commander in a Boko Haram ambushed after he led a successful clearance operation again at Boko Haram insurgents along Sabon Gari Wajirako axis in Damboa local government area of Borno state.
The Operation Lafiya Dole in a statement issued by ihe Deputy Director Army Public Relations ( DDAPR), spokesman, Col. Ado Isa said. “Operation LAFIYA DOLE wishes to intimate the general public of the demise of one of our gallant and finest war heroes Col DC Bako.”.
” It could be recalled that the professional, gallant senior officer who always led from the front and a patriotic Nigerian, led a patrol to clear Boko Haram Terrorists from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa when his patrol team entered an ambush at about 10 a.m Sunday 20 September 2020. Under his able leadership, the troops cleared the ambush resulting to the killing of scores of terrorists and recovery of weapons and equipment,” the statement added.
The Army said “Sadly however, he was wounded in action and immediately evacuated by the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE to the 7 Division Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment. The late senior officer was recuperating well after successful operation at the hospital, in good spirit and also said his prayers in the early hours of this morning before his sad passing on at the hospital. May Almighty Allah grant his soul eternal rest. Ameen. “
While comesurating with the bereaved family, the troops of the Operation Lafiya dole,, the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai on behalf of himself, gallant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and indeed well meaning Nigerians expressed heartfelt condolences to his esteemed family..
“We are most grateful for his contributions and sacrifices to the mother land. May God grant eternal rest to the gentle soul of Col DC Bako and the souls of all Nigerian Army officers and soldiers who paid the supreme prize in the defence of our father land,” General Buratai quoted to have said.
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