MNJTF kill 7 Boko Haram/ISWAP commanders in Lake Chad Region

September 21st, 2019

By Chuks Oyema-Aziken

The MNJTF and the the Nigerian Armed Forces has recorded huge success in the ongoing war against insurgency.

Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director Army Public Relations in a press statement on Friday said combined efforts of artillery and air bombardments of suspected hideouts of erstwhile Boko Haram/ISWAP at the Tumbus of Lake Chad region has neutralized many of the terrorists including key commanders.

He said reliable information from the “inner circles of the demented and criminal group’s enclave escaping to Sudan and Central African Republic, indicates that at least not fewer than 7 of their key commanders have been wasted by the superior forces of the MNJTF.

“The neutralized commanders are said to be Abba Mainok, Bukar Dunokaube, Abu kololo, Abor Kime (said to be of Arab origin – likely their ISIS trainer), Mann Chari, Dawoud Abdoulaye (from Mali) and Abu Hamza.

“All these were said to be commanders of various Tumbus controlling fighters before they were decisively dealt with and sent to the pit of hell by the military bombardment. Although these names may be not be real and may likely nicknames alias, nonetheless, it is an unprecedented feat to our quest of clearing the remnants of these criminals in the area. Consequently, efforts are ongoing to get more information on their true identities.

“The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai had through the Theatre Commander Multinational Joint Task Force and the Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE commended the troops for this great efforts and enjoined them to do more.

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