NAF bombards bandits, neutralizes scores in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed a sustained onslaught against bandits by the Nigeria Airforce.

Samuel Aruwan Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, stated this, in a statement on Monday.

According to him, the feedback received showed that the Nigeria Airforce neutralized several bandits, and destroyed camps across Birnin Gwari, Igabi and Chikun LGAs.

“In continuation of aerial patrols across Kaduna State, the Nigerian Air Force has reported that several bandits were neutralized and camps destroyed in the latest round of operations,” he said.

He said the aerial patrols identified and attacked an active location in Kasarami general area in Chikun LGA, adding that a bandits’ camp was similarly struck with rockets and destroyed at Kofita and Kuyanbana Forest in Birnin Gwari LGA.

He further added that several camps were also targeted and destroyed at Kuduru and Gonan Baturiya, and terrorists were neutralized about 4 km west of Nabango.

He said troops sighted some bandits around Karshi, Kerawa and Walawa axes of Igabi and Giwa LGAs, while conducting surveillance, and dealt with them accordingly.

Close air support, he confirmed, was provided to troops conducting clearance operations around Ligarma, Igabi LGA. During this mission, the house of a notorious bandit leader Alhaji Lawan was attacked and destroyed with rockets.

The Kaduna State Government received the report with thanks and warmly commended the crews and personnel for the sustained effectiveness of the operations, adding that ground and air patrols would continue in the areas and other general areas.

No comments

Post a Comment

Kindly drop a comment below.
(Comments are moderated. Clean comments will be approved immediately)

Advert Enquires - Reach out to us at

© Copyright © 2023 | Your Online Nigerian Newspaper | All Rights Reserved