Troops Neutralise Several Bandits, Rescue 31 Kidnap Victims In Sokoto

Troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), have eliminated several bandits and rescued 31 kidnap victims in Sokoto State.

As disclosed on their Facebook page, HQ Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, the feat was achieved in the course of the conduct of a series of clearance operations to terrorist enclaves in its Areas of Operations in the North West, under the command of the General Officer Commanding 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto, Major. Gen. Godwin Mutkut.

Troops on n 21 November 2023 at Tangaza LGA of Sokoto State, cleared Alya Fulani village, Buani forest, where 30 kidnapped persons were rescued. All the discovered terrorists’ hideouts were destroyed as the terrorists abandoned their captives and fled from their camps before the arrival of the aggressive troops.

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The troops also proceeded to Goboro village where one female kidnapped victim was rescued as the terrorists/bandits fled in disarray due to the troops’ superior fire power.

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