Military High Command confirm liberation of Matre from Boko Haram


Nigerian soldiers


By Kingsley Omonobi

The Military High Command on Tuesday confirmed that troops of the Nigerian Army, Operations Lafiya Dole have liberated Matte Local Government area from the control of Boko Haram, in response to the 48 hours ultimatum given to the troops by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Ibrahim Attahiru.

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima confirmed the development in a telephone conversation.

He did not give further details on the operation that liberated the community from Boko Haram who had hoisted their flags in the area.

A senior military officer told Vanguard that the troops recaptured the town by exactly 3pm after conducting several night and day offensives against the terrorists from different angles having…



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