IBB Commends Nigerian Troops for Recapturing Sambisa Forest


Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), is highly delighted on the news of successful operations of Nigerian gallant military personnel in the Sambisa Forest. 

In a statement by Media Office of the former Head State, obtained by PRNigeria, IBB said: “it is a sign of relief, that the Military has finally smoked out Boko Haram terrorists from their notorious enclave of Sambisa Forest”.

General Babangida also salute the courage and determination of President Muhammadu Buhari, Army Chiefs as well as armed men and women and other security personnel for their sacrifice for the painful liberation of Sambisa Forest and adjoining abode of Boko Haram. 

He said: “May I rejoice with the government and Nigerians on the successful dislodging of Boko Haram from their base in Sambisa”. 

With the successful takeover of the sambisa forest, General Babangida hoped that very soon the remaining Chibok girls will be located and reunited with their families.

The former Military President, reaffirmed his earlier stand that, ” President  Muhammadu Buhari and the  Military are capable of crushing any challenge of the territorial integrity of Nigeria”.

The former Military President, pay tributes to all fallen heroes for paying a supreme sacrifice in their efforts  of keeping  the nation from aggression. Saying: “the Labour of our heroes past, shall never been in vain”.

Finally, Gen. Babangida urged the military to unveil a new strategy of further defeating pockets of insurgents/terrorists, armed bandits and cattle rustlers all over the country.


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