Boko Haram Fleeing Sambisa To Cities – Army Alerts Nigerians
12 months ago lasgiditimes 0
Boko Haram Fleeing Sambisa, Sambissa forest, the Nigerian Army has called on citizens to be more vigilant as Boko Haram insurgents are fleeing their base in the Sambisa forest to other parts of the country and beyond.
In a statement issued on Thursday night by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, the terrorists were said to be fleeing to other places owing to the ongoing military clearance operations in the North East.
“The Nigerian army wishes to inform the public that due to the ongoing final clearance and occupation of Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in Sambisa forest, quite a number of them are escaping the theatre of operation in the northeast to various parts of the country and elsewhere.
“Therefore, members of the public especially residents of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states are hereby requested to be extra vigilant, security conscious of strange movements or persons in society.
“The public are also please requested to report any suspicious person or group of persons to the security agencies for prompt action,” the statement read.
While reiterating the commitment of the army to clear Boko Haram members out of their hideouts this month, Usman said, “We therefore solicit for more public support and cooperation to achieve that”.