31 January 2015
Chad, Niger, Cameroon Forces Reclaim Nigerian Territories...
Military forces in Chad, Niger and Cameroon have continued their onslaught against Boko Haram, reclaiming more Nigerian territories from them.
The three neighbouring countries are part of the Multinational Joint Task Force fighting insurgents in the north-eastern part of the country.
LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered yesterday night that Chadian forces cleared the insurgents from Gamboru-Ngala to the north-eastern part of Borno State while men of the Nigerien military overwhelmed the insurgents and chased them out of Malamfatori to the north. Cameroonian forces also cleared Kirawa and Ashigashiya in the eastern flank of the state.
The Nigerian military could not be reached for confirmation of the operation at the time of going to press as a call and text message to the mobile phone number of the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, were not responded to.