The Armed Forces of Nigeria are sensitizing the public on the recent success of all their operational activities in theatres Hadin Kai, Hadarin Daji, Safe Haven, Whirl Stroke, Delta Safe and Awatse between 3 and 16 June 2021.


Now through this recent report, we can see that the Troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies have been consistent in tackling the security challenges in the country.


In that period, the various theatres recorded great success as criminal elements were killed in large numbers and hideouts with arms and ammunitions were recovered. As well as in some other cases were kidnapped victims were rescued and rustled cattle recovered and economic saboteurs arrested.




Troops of operation Hadin Kai conducted several raid operations and extensive air strikes, responded to distress calls as well as repelled and thwarted terrorists’ attacks. These operations were conducted concurrently in different locations in the North East Zone of the Country.

These Operations involve Damboa Town in Borno State where air strikes executed with NAF platforms on 3 June, dislodged several terrorists and inflicted significant damages on their logistics facilities.

The Troops also repelled terrorists’ attacks on Damboa Town in Borno State on same day, where several fighters of the ISWAP sect, including one of their commander named Umar Tela, were neutralized. Other locations where troops recorded significant results were; Gujba Town in Gujba LGA of Yobe State, Magumeri Town in Borno State and Mubi Town in Mubi LGA of Adamawa State; where troops conducted raid operations on BHT hideouts on 4 and 5 June 2021.


However, Troops of Hadarin Daji were involved in ambush operations, aggressive fighting patrols, air raids, sustained air Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance patrols as well as cordon and search operations.


This operations yielded successes in the period under review. Troops, during an ambush operation on 3 June, intercepted and neutralized some gunrunners who were in possession of assorted arms and ammunition between Naimaimai Village and Sabon Birni Town in Sabon Birni LGA of Sokoto State.


Now, the troops of operation Safe Haven sustained their operational tempo and conducted fighting patrols, ambushes and as well as cordon and search operations.

These operations resulted in the neutralization of several armed bandits, arrest of armed bandits/cultists and recovery of arms and ammunition.

These incidents occurred when troops on fighting patrol came in contact and engaged some armed bandits along Bokkos – Gana Rop Road on 4 June 2021. Several of them were neutralized during the encounter while others escaped with gunshot wounds.


Now, Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke remained vigilant and committed in the conduct of their operations during the period in focus.

 On 3 June, troops arrested some criminal gang members at Ayiin Town in Logo LGA of Benue State. The criminals were among others involved in kidnapping and other related criminal activities in the area. The arrested criminals and weapons recovered have been handed over to appropriate agencies for further action.


Meanwhile, the troops of Operation DELTA SAFE conducted series of anti-illegal oil bunkering and raid operations that ended the activities of economic saboteurs. These operations led to the deactivation of several illegal oil refining sites, disconnection of illegal pipelines, arrest of different criminal elements, interception and confiscation of contraband vessels, recovery of stolen items and resealing of reactivated illegal oil refining sites.



Now, the troops of Operation AWATSE sustained their operations against criminal elements in the Zone between 3 and 16 June 2021.

On 5 June 2021, troops conducted operations to repel armed herdsmen attack and raided some criminal hideouts. One of these operations was executed at Igangan Community in Ibarapa North LGA of Oyo State where some armed herdsmen attacked and invaded the Community.


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