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October 24, 2020
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Boko Haram: GOC Begs Borno People for Support

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 7 Division Nigerian Army,
Brig-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, has solicited stakeholders’ support and
cooperation to end Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.


The decade long insurgency has also claimed many lives and property in
Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
According to him, communities’ support of military in
counter-insurgency operations could end war for peace in northeast.


While addressing troops Saturday at West Africa Social Activities
(WASA)/End of Year Party 2019 at Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, he
said that the army will re-strategize in the ongoing fight against
Boko Haram insurgency.


“Our troops will continue to sustain the fight against insurgents,
until they are completely wiped out from Sambisa Forest and the Lake
Chad region,” he said, urging troops to professionally end the war for
peace in the state.


The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Olusegun
Adeniyi, said even though WASA and end of year party were for troops
to display their cultural dances, the event could boost their moral in
the frontlines.


Twelve soldiers were also awarded for exhibiting their gallantries,
while fighting Boko Haram insurgency in forest and shores of Lake
Chad.

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