The military campaign started in the south of Kaduna to curb the activities of terrorists and kidnappers has started bearing fruit.
The military campaign started in the south of Kaduna to curb the activities of terrorists, cattle rustlers and kidnappers has started bearing fruit.
In a status update provided by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, he said various arms have been found and confiscated in the area in the one week since Operation Harbin Kunama II started.
The general, who was in Kaduna to inaugurate a 1,000 seat capacity auditorium at the Air Force Institute of Technology, said the troops would be reinforced so as to avoid complacency.
“Of course we have seen various recoveries from the troops, and we will ensure that those efforts of our troops are well supported so that we can achieve greater feat in the operation.”
According to the CDS, the success of the operation can be traced to the cooperation and help from traditional, religious and political leaders in the area.
He said this is so as they also want lasting peace to return to southern Kaduna.said the operation had adopted various approaches to address security issues in the area, including banditry and cattle rustling.
“On the military side we have deployed our troops there to ensure the issues are brought under control,” Olanisakin said.