Boko Haram: Army Commanders Take ‘Battle’ To Insurgents’ Hideouts At 3am In Borno
Determined to completely smoke out remnants of Boko Haram sect terrorising Borno state and its environs, leaders of the Operation LAFIYA DOLE; embarked on a patrol at the wee hours of Sunday.
The team was led by the newly-appointed Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maj Gen Olusegun Adeniyi alongside Maj Gen MG Ali, the Commander Nigerian Army Special Forces, Brig Gen SO Igbinowahia, the 7 Div Garrison Commander in Gajigana, Northern Borno, who had been seen patrolling around 3.12 a.m On Sunday, 25 August 2019.
Keep in mind that the major general Adeniyi had vowed to turn on the heat on Boko Haram insurgents and take the fight to them in their hideouts.
Adeniyi made the announcement when taking over from the former theatre commander, major general Benson Akinroluyo in Maimalanri Cantonment in Maiduguri last Saturday.
He had said: “i’m going to turn on the heat at the Boko Haram insurgents. I am going to take the fight to them until Boko Haram disappears from the Northeast.
“i am proud and glad that i’m in this day taking over from general Akinroluyo, my commander. He has mentored me and we are going to continue from where he stopped and even do extra until we achieve the task of wiping out insurgents from the theatre and the state at large.”