2 Mar 2015

Nigerian military clears​ another Yobe community of Boko Haram

The Nigerian military on Monday said it has ​flushed out terrorists operating in KukawaGeri, a community in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

In a tweet on its official page, the Defence Headquarters said troops have taken control of operations in the community.

The DHQ also said cordon and search operations were ongoing in the area.

“FLASH: Troops are dominating OPs in #KukawaGeri, #Gubja in #YOBE, Rid of terrorists on Sunday. Cordon & Search ongoing there now #NeverAgain,” the DHQ tweeted.

In the past weeks, the Nigerian military ha​s​ recaptured various communities under the control of the Boko Haram​ terrorist sect.

Having recaptured ​more towns from the sect, President Goodluck Jonathan in company with the Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, all service chiefs and the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, visited some of the liberated towns, including Mubi and Baga, last week.

The military ha​s​ also said that the ongoing six-week operation, which led to the postponement of Nigeria’s general elections, have so far been successful.

Credit: Nnenna Ibeh/Premium Times

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