In its continuous efforts to clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in various hideouts and enclaves, troops of the Nigerian military attached to 7 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division, have recorded another huge success against the ferocious Islamic death cult.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
According to the spokesperson of the Army, on Monday, the soldiers slaughtered seven Boko Haram terrorists including a notorious kingpin popularly known as the Albani of Monguno.
Read statement below:
“In their continuous efforts of clearing the remnants of Boko Haram in various hideouts and enclaves, troops of 7 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division, have also embarked on clearance operations, since yesterday in which they cleared Boko Haram hideouts ahead of Gratte in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.
During the clearance operation, the troops killed 7 Boko Haram terrorists including a notorious kingpin popularly known as the Albani of Monguno.
The troops also recovered 2 Vehicles, 7 motorcycles 1 AK-47 rifle, 2 Boko Haram terrorists hoisted flags, 3 vehicle tyres, 1 vulcanizing machine, 1 solar panel and bundles of chewing stick (Aswaki), which the terrorists believed has spiritual and medicinal values.
It is gratifying to report that the troops’ morale remains high as they dominate the general area with a robust fighting patrol in continuation with the clearance operations”.
In a related development, the Defence Headquarters has raised an alarm on the new tricks being used by the Boko Haram terrorists to unleash terror on the innocent citizenry in the Northern Nigeria.
Speaking on Tuesday, the Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, revealed that the insurgents fleeing the operational area were laying land mines on farmlands in the area.
He advised the citizenry to be mindful of suspicious objects in their farmlands and also to report those riding on horses to the security agencies for prompt action.