Buratai on tour of various military stores, hardwares and other assets including artillery, mortar, anti-aircraft guns, multi barrel launchers, armoured personnel carriers and many gun trucks among others in all the visited super camps.
Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have foiled a combined attack by the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province terrorists on Buni Gari village in Gujba local government area of Yobe state.
Many of the insurgents were killed in the operation, while cache of arms, including gun trucks, general purpose machine guns (GPMG), AK-47 rifles among others were recovered.
According to a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the gallant troops of Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole in a subsidiary operation named Operation Kantana Jimlan, April 18, 2020 in a clinically executed operation, responded to a Boko Haram and ISWAP attack on Buni Gari village in Gujba local government area of Yobe state.
During the decisive operation by the troops of Sector 2, over 10 terrorists were neutralised, several weapons were captured which include: one gun truck, one Duska anti-aircraft gun, 3 GPMG, one PKT gun, 3 AK 47 rifles, large cache of ammunition, ammunition links and assorted types of hard drugs. Troop morale and fighting efficiency remain high.
Meanwhile, in a separate statement, Enenche informed that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar, will be meeting with Air Officers Commanding Operational Commands, as well as the Commander of the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole.