- Nigerian Army has launched a fresh offensive attack against Boko Haram in the north east
- Army said it has ruthless determination to succeed in the fight against the terrorists group at all costs
- Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander major general urged Nigerians to cooperate with the army
The Nigerian Army has launched a new mobile strike team while its count down eighteen days to capture Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group dead or alive.
Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander major general on Tuesday, August 15, said the outfit is made up of specially selected forces with mixed equipment to succeed in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists.
Attahiru also disclosed that almost two thousand soldiers were trained to enhance operational efficiency in the theatre.
Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander major general urged Nigerians to cooperate with the army so as to succeed in the fight against against the insurgent.
He said: ''Success in battle entails a ruthless determination to succeed at all costs. This is why I urge you to be disciplined, confidence and focused so there would be zero defects in their pursuits against the terrorists.
''You will be responsible for all our supply routes and most of the rural settlements within the area of operation.
''As a matter of fact, your effectiveness is the foundation upon which our tactical and operational end state will depend''.
Also, Nuhu Angbazo, commander of the civil military operations in the army major general said he has a responsibility to monitor what is going on in all the theatres of war in the country.
Angbazo said that they have created a human rights desk in all the division of the Nigerian army for Nigerian to reports any infractions to the military.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that days after troops in the northeast were given 40 days to get Shekau alive, the leader of a faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group released a video.
Watch this video and see how survivors of Boko Haram attacks now live their lives: