January 17, 2021

By Adekunle Adeniyi/TnTv Network

Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John Enenche made this statement while updating journalists on  the military operations, in Abuja, Thursday. 


Enenche said, the Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI and other subsidiary operations have sustained various aggressive operations in the North-West zone of the country with tremendous successes.   


He noted that the troops of Operation ACCORD while on covert operation at Galadi village in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State neutralized 2 bandits and recovered 2 AK 47 rifles also apprehended 11 suspected illegal miners. 

Enenche also stated that the troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have ensured aggressive fighting patrols, clearance/ambush operations and artillery bombardments as well as comprehensive air operations involving aerial surveillance and air interdiction missions as well as decisive air strikes. 


He further stated that, the gallant troops with superior firepower engaged and overwhelmed the criminal elements that eventually aborted the collection of the Two Million Naira ransom and abandoned the victims; including 2 women and 3 children.

The Coordinator said, Within the period in focus, Forward Operating Base IBAKA gunboats while on routine patrol around Ikang waterways, intercepted and arrested one medium size wooden boat laden with 30 drums of 300 litres of product suspected to be PMS with 2 suspects, two 40 HP outboard engines and 2 pumping machines. Items and suspects are currently in troop’s custody to be handed over to the relevant security agency.


The Military High Command has encouraged the troops and personnel of other security agencies to remain resolute and sustain the tempo in all the theatres of operation.

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