Defence HQ Kills 56 Terrorists, Captures 8

In News 2020-03-23 13:56:49
Defence HQ Kills 56 Terrorists, Captures 8
Defence HQ Kills 56 Terrorists, Captures 8

By Goodness Anenih


Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters says its joint operations between March 18 to 22 killed a total of 56 terrorists and captured 8.


The Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, John Enenche made the revelation at a media briefing in Abuja on Monday.


According to him, the successes are recorded by Operation Lafia Dole, Operation Safe Haven, Hunters at Sabon Gari in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State and troops of Section Four Multi-National Joint Task Force.


Enenche also revealed that during the week, the Nigerian Navy commenced Exercise TREASURE GUARD 2 at the Western Naval Command Area of Responsibility to increase the confidence of the global shipping community.


Responding to questions from journalists, the Coordinator of Defence Information maintained that the military has adequate resources for its personnel in case there is a total lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.