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Army Begins Road Construction Inside Sambisa



The Nigerian Army has revealed that it has 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 theatre,” he said.

“Construction of the roads will assist fighting troops in their effort to mop up the Boko Haram insurgents from their hideouts.

“The construction of roads is essential to reviving the economic development of the North-East.

“We call on individuals and corporate organisations to support the military as government alone could not do everything.

“I also urge the general public to continue to support the military in the North-East through the provision of useful information and not to follow the ways of some media outfits who are bent on bringing down the military.”

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