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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

B/Haram: Cameroonian Troops Join Operation Lafiya Dole

In a bid to enhance combat capacity of the Nigerian troops in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the north east, the Cameroonian armed forces have formally joined Operation Lafiya Dole theater command.
The Theatre commander operation of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, led a joint team of Field Commanders from the theater and Cameroonian Defence Forces to formally receive and induct the Cameroonian troops.
A statement issued by spokesman of the theater, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, added that the Cameroonian troops arrived Gwoza town, Borno state to join in the ongoing counter- terrorism and counter- insurgency operations as well as protect borders between the two countries
The statement noted that, while welcoming the troops into the theatre of operation,Maj. Gen. Nicholas charged them to exhibit discipline and professionalism in the discharge of their assigned tasks and duties.
It said the theater commander equally urged them to be courageous and display aggression towards the insurgents during operations.
“Major General Nicholas also admonished the troops to be obedient to instructions from their commander’s as their compliance with these instructions will facilitate the decisive defeat of the insurgents sooner than expected”.
“He also inspected the equipment of the newly inducted Cameroonian troops. The troops and their equipment were subsequently handed over to the General Officer Commanding 7 Division who is also the Commander Sector 1 of Operation LAFIYA DOLE”, the statement further added.

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