The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai has commended the troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO for their recent ambush against Boko Haram terrorists when they attempted to attack troops' location at the outskirts of Marte, in Borno State.
Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sagir Musa made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
Sagir said, the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai especially the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE for their heroic and patriotic actions which resulted in the successes recorded.
He stressed that, Buratai urged them to maintain the momentum and expedite actions to ensure speedy final defeat of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Nigeria.
He said, the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE played a decisive/commendable role in the destruction of 7 terrorists' gun trucks and decimation of unconfirmed number of the insurgents.