Nigerian Troops Recount Victory in Fighting Terrorist – John Enenche
The Defense Headquarters (DHQ) says there is changes in the Defense chiefs, no doubt the changes would usher in new modus operandi for tackling the security challenges in the Country. The Service Chiefs on assumption, immediately hit the ground running by conducting an operational visit to the North East.
Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defense Media Organization ( DMO) said; The new Chief of defense staff, Maj.Gen. Leo Irabor and other service chiefs visited some operational areas in the Country to interact with troops and commanders in the field in the various theatres, aimed at ensuring that the military high command come up with new ways and means of tackling the security challenges.
Maj. Gen. Enenche reiterated that, In line with the reorganization of the Armed Forces of Nigeria with the appointment of new service chiefs, the operations of the Armed Forces is equally being reorganized to tackle the security challenges in the country effectively.
In this regard, the service chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff Major General Leo Irabor (GSS) commenced action at all levels, these include carrying out strategic, administrative, operational and logistics adjustments, changes and reviews, to improve the security situation in the Country; as such, all stakeholders are requested to give maximum support to the Armed Forces of Nigeria under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff.
In North -West Zone, “Troops of Operations HADARIN DAJI have continued to sustain their efforts in the North-West Zone of the Country progressively.
“The gallant troops within the period in focus carried out several land and air operations in the Zone, these include clearance and ambush operations as well as aggressive ground and aerial patrols in order to ensure security of lives and property within the Zone”, said Enenche
He also added that; “In the North East Zone, the Armed Forces of Nigeria working together with other security agencies have continued to sustain the onslaught against the insurgents.
“Within the period under review, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on various occasions made contact and engaged some Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province criminal elements, In the various encounters, more terrorists’ enclaves have been destroyed along with their logistics facilities and scores of their fighters neutralized through ground and air strikes at different locations in the North East Zone.
On this note, we urge Nigerians to support our efforts in tackling security challenges confronting our dear nation, Our collective efforts are essential in the fight against the various security vices in the country said Enenche.
The Military High Command reassures the general public of its untiring dedication towards securing the Country. Members of the general public are enjoined to continue providing timely information on the activities of criminals in their various localities to the military and other security agencies for prompt and effective action.