SWITZERLAND, MAY 25 – The Nigerian Army said it has killed over 1,000 Boko Haram insurgents in the last six weeks.
Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, disclosed this during a luncheon organised by Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday.
Buratai stated that about 84 high ranking Boko Haram logistics and informants were apprehended within the period.
“We have successfully displaced major camps of the BHTs. We have killed 1,015 terrorists and ISWAP in the ongoing operation in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states respectively.
“We have also arrested 84 BHTs logistics and information suppliers in the ongoing operation which started 12 April, 2020,” he said.
Buratai also appreciated the cooperation of the Nigeria Air Force, Nigerian Navy and Police for their support in the battle against insurgency.