The professionalism and determination of ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa Forest in the North East part of the country. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on Saturday in Apapa,
Jude Johnson The Nigerian military's Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole has denied media reports and insinuations that troops advance at the ongoing Operation Deep Punch II was deliberately halted to allow the escape of the purported factional Boko Haram terrorists group leader, Abubakar Shekau in Sambisa forest. This is not true. The Deputy
•2 soldiers sustained injuries Babatunde Abiodun The Nigerian troops engaged in Operation Deep Punch II component of Operation Lafiya Dole, has on Friday crushed some desperate Boko Haram terrorists attempting to escape the theatre through one of their blocking positions in Goniri, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. The Assistant Director, Army
Babatunde Abiodun Following ongoing onslaught by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole conducting Operations DEEP PUNCH 2 in the Sambisa forest, additional 26 insurgents have surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole. The insurgents who surrendered from the Damboa general area of southern Borno also submitted their weapons to the troops. The Theatre Commander, Maj-Gen.