Nigerian Navy Chief, Attahiru Claims Boko Haram ‘Defeated’ Despite Frequent Attacks In North East, Killing Of Squaddies

The Chief of Navy Workers (COAS), Ibrahim Attahiru, has reiterated the dedication of the military to the total annihilation of Boko Haram from Nigeria.

Attahiru disclosed this on Wednesday proper thru a consult with to the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno protest.

The COAS, who change into once visiting Borno protest for the fifth time since his appointment four months ago, acknowledged that the typical visits were to raise the morale of the troops, reassure them and listen to any complications affecting them.

He added that Boko Haram had been defeated in quite a lot of encounters and would continue to be defeated till they’re fully annihilated from Nigeria.

“We can uncover on Boko Haram decisively, and we’re committed to the focus of the operations which is the total annihilation of Boko Haram from Nigeria,” Attahiru acknowledged.

Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic Convey West Africa Province, hang killed thousands and displaced millions in North-Jap Nigeria.

Hundreds of folks were killed and millions extra displaced in over a decade of the crew’s activities within the country.

The Nigerian military has over and over claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and again and again underplays any losses.

In the previous months, troopers were centered by the insurgents, who wait in ambush for them.

Scores of troopers and officers were reportedly killed since January 2021.

At the very least 33 troopers were lately killed when two explosive-weighted down vehicles rammed into a military convoy in Wulgo.

The suicide bombers were acknowledged as Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah. The crew additionally claimed four military vehicles were destroyed.

In February, about 20 troopers were additionally killed in Malari, Borno Convey by the insurgents.

SaharaReporters gathered that the troopers were on patrol to obvious some Boko Haram ingredients within the build following credible intelligence after they were ambushed by the crew.

On Sunday, Boko Haram attacked an military protest at 156 Battalion in Mainok build, Borno Convey, killing over 30 troopers.

SaharaReporters gathered that the terrorists who came in no fewer than 15 gun trucks additionally burnt down the military vulgar.

A supply acknowledged the gunmen came in quite a lot of groups and is presumably now not counted.

‪The insurgents additionally build ablaze a Nigerian military tanker and a few buildings within the military vulgar.

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