Marte Axis: Buratai Commends Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai has commended the Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole for playing decisive roles in a battle with terrorists in the Marte Axis.
In a press release signed by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Sagir Musa, he said that following an encounter/ambush by troops of Operation Tura Takaibango against Boko Haram terrorists when they attempted to attack troops’ location at the outskirts of Marte, in Borno State, during which the Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole played a decisive/commendable role in the destruction of 7 terrorists’ gun trucks and decimation of unconfirmed number of the insurgents.
“The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai, hereby appreciates and commends the troops, especially the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE for their heroic and patriotic actions which resulted in the successes recorded. He urged them to maintain the momentum and expedite actions to ensure speedy final defeat of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Nigeria, the statement concluded