Nigeria, Chad & Niger Launch Massive Operations Against Terrorists
The Republics of Nigeria,Niger and Chad have launched a coordinated joint offensive to flush out Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West Africa Province ISWAP terrorists from the Tunbuns Island where they are currently hidding.
In a statement by the Acting Director Defence Media Operations Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko says following the sustained onslaught and decimation of the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province by the troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE the insurgents retreated into the Tumbuns of the Lake Chad from where they plan and cowardly attack soft and hard targets.
According to the statement, the heinous acts necessitated the contiguous nations of the Lake Chad basin to jointly launch this massive onslaught on the terrorists across the common borders extending into the Northern Tumbuns of the Lake Chad Basin in Nigeria.
It further notes that aside the
Combined operations, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE are equally engaged in the conduct of simultaneous blocking operations aimed at decimating those criminal insurgents who are escaping the onslaught at the Lake Chad general area.
It explains that the troops involved in the massive operation are the Sector 2 MNJTF (Chad Republic), Sector 3 MNJTF (Nigeria) and Sector 4 MNJTF (Niger Republic)
It requests the general public to continue to provide credible information on the common enemies to the Armed Forces of Nigeria operating in Operation LAFIYA DOLE.