Members of the Nigerian Army has recovered large cache of arms and ammunition in Gursum, Maiduguri. This was contained in a statement released by Major General LEO Irabor, who doubles as the “Theater Commander” in Operation Lafiya Dole.
The statement reads in part: “Following a tip off troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and some Civilian JTF today went on a clearance patrol to Borgozo-Alargano general area in which they discovered large cache of arms and ammunitions concealed by Boko Haram terrorists.
The patrol team also cleared remnants of Boko Haram terrorists that were dislodged from Alagarno forest hibernating at Kadari, Camp Abu Fatima and Gursum. The troops discovered large cache of arms and ammunitions that include 36 boxes of .51mm calibre, 5 x 20 Lyra beefcake mixture of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, large quantity of 7.62mm (Special), ammunition and one 81mm mortar tube.
In addition, the troops recovered 1 Toyota Hilux, 1 Generator and several motorcycles. The Nigerian Army wishes to appeal to all Nigerians and in particular, the good people of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States to continue to provide useful information to troops in order to facilitate complete routing of the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hiding in their localities.
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