Join NairaMan / Login / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,039 members, 6,556 topics. Date: June 28, 2017, 4:44 am
NairaMan Forum / Politics / Nigerian Army begins road construction inside Sambisa to ease operations (1 Post | 541 Views)
IN PICTURES: Ekiti residents struggle to get ‘Agege Bread’ from Fayose / President Jonathan Gave Us N22.4 Million, Say Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls / 70-year-old Nigerian pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia /
Nigerian Army begins road construction inside Sambisa to ease operations by yungcrae(: 5:47 pm On Dec 22, 2016
The Nigeria Army on Wednesday said it had commenced construction of road network from Alagarno to Sambisa to ease troops operations in mopping up Boko Haram insurgents in the forest.Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this during a press conference at the Maimalari military cantonment, Maiduguri.
“We have embarked on roads construction within the Sambisa forest to open up the area and also ease our operations within the theater. “Construction of the roads will assist fighting troops in their effort to mop up the Boko Haram insurgents from their hideouts,” Irabor said. He called on individuals and corporate organisations to support the military as government alone could not do everything.
Irabor said construction of roads was essential to reviving the economic development of the North-East. “I also urge the general public to continue to support the military in the North-East through provision of useful information and not to follow the ways of some media outfits who are bent on bringing down the military,” the commander said.(NAN)
Viewing this topic: 2 guests viewing this topic
|NairaMan - Copyright © 2012 - 2015 John Onam. All rights reserved. See NairaMan and NairaBlog|
Disclaimer: Every NairaMan member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on NairaMan.