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Nigerian Army Troops eliminate Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad


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Sept. 24, 2020 – As the Nigerian Army intensifies efforts to end insecurity, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno.


Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, stating that the troops also destroyed several camps used by the terrorists.


He said they had destroyed camps located at Tunbun Gini, Tunbun Nbororo, Tunbun Kayoma, Tunbun Kaza and Tunbun Fulani during the operation.


Enenche said some of the top Boko Haram/ISWAP commanders killed during the operation were- Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima, Modu Mainok, Bukar Gana, Abu Summayya, Amir Taam and Amir Kuraish.


He assured that the Armed Forces of Nigeria in collaboration with other security agencies were committed to ending terrorism and other security challenges in the country.


“While the good people of the North-East are once again assured of troop’s commitment to the safety of lives and property within the zone, they are also encouraged to continue to avail the troops with timely and credible information that will assist them in the conduct of their operations,” he said.

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