November 28, 2022



CSO hails Nigeria Army over defeat of Boko haram, banditry

A Civil Society Organisation, Northern Youth Community, has counseled the Nigerian army for the super successes it has recorded within the famend willpower to place an finish to the actions of ISWAP/BokoHaram, banditry and criminality within the nation up to now one month.

The Convener of the group, Mallam Abdulrahman Ahmed, despatched the commendation in a press launch on the finish of the assembly of the group in Abuja.

Ahmed maintained that for over 4 weeks now, following the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian army to “present no mercy “, the army has deployed extra would possibly in opposition to enemies of the nation.

Mallam Abdulrahman notably counseled the DSS, the DIA and NIA for his or her precision in intelligence gathering, analysis and swift motion.

He maintained that since ISWAP / BokoHaram and bandits have employed gorilla warfare, it takes correct intelligence gathering to win the battle.

“On this route, the DSS, DIA and NIA have finished super effectively and recorded no imply success just lately,” he mentioned.

The Northen Youth Community said that inside this era, many bandits’ camps within the forests within the lake Chad, Kaduna, Zamfara Niger, Yobe and Borno states have fallen to the Nigerian army,

“Many have been utterly destroyed and a number of other bandits leaders killed and arrested. Many have surrendered to the Nigerian army. There was sustained army patrol alongside the Abuja- Kaduna street which was changing into impassable.

“Many Ammunition suppliers, informants and collaborators have been arrested. Inside these weeks there was relative calm, with none main assault from BokoHaram or bandits. That is made potential by the willpower of the Nigerian army,” he mentioned.

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Mallam Abdulrahman Ahmed referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to maintain his assist to the Nigerian army particularly the intelligence gathering items as modern-day safety rests on intelligence gathering and preserve his willpower to eliminate all types of safety threats to the nation.

“President Buhari have to be counseled for buy of contemporary army {hardware} for the Nigerian Military,” he mentioned.

Mallam Abdulrahman nonetheless decried the actions of some Nigerian media platforms preferring to report and enlarge assaults by Boko Haram and bandits when ever they occur however stay silent or give very poor publicity to the successes by the safety forces.

In keeping with him, “Such actions embolden the bandits and weaken citizen assist for the safety forces. It makes the residents to lose hope and quit pondering that the battle can’t be gained. Residents should proceed to offer well timed data to safety forces as these bandits and criminals stay within the communities.

“The Northen Youth Community encourages the Nigerian army particularly the DSS, DIA and NIA to maintain the extent of intelligence gathering which has led to the success recorded by the Safety forces. “