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Why we’re yet to recapture some Boko Haram-held communities —Army

By News Express on 01/01/2015

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Some communities in Nigeria’s North-East are yet to be re-captured from the insurgents because the military wants to reduce civilian casualties during the operations, a military official has said.

A spokesman for the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Olajide Olaleye, told journalists in Abuja on Wednesday that the army was carefully planning strategies to adopt in other to reclaim the territories from the terrorists.

At the press conference, Olaleye also attributed the successes the Nigerian Army had recorded in the on-going counter terrorism operations in the north-east to strict enforcement of service regulations.

He said that the regulations had resulted in the court-martialing of over 200 soldiers in the last three months alone.

Some of the soldiers have been sentenced to death for different offences.

•Excerpted from a Channels TV report. Photo shows Brig.-Gen. Olaleye.

Source News Express

Posted 01/01/2015 2:20:18 PM

 

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