The Theatre Commander, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, stated this during a press conference at the headquarters of the 7 Division of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.
Irabor said that troops on operation rescue final have continue to record remarkable progress in the fight against counter-terrorism operation in Sambisa forest.
He added that “69 male adults, 180 females, 227 male children and 129 female children, were rescued during the operation between Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2016. “The victims are in our custody for further investigation and interrogation.
“On the operation, our troops are determined to wipe out the terrorists from their hideout. I can tell you that the counter-terrorism operation is already yielding positive results.”