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Nigerian Army Deploys Special Forces To Katsina

Nigerian Army Deploys Special Forces To Katsina

OYOGist.com has learned that the authorities of the Nigerian Airforce has on Friday confirmed that Special Forces will be deployed to Katsina and other disturbed states as ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in a bid to control banditry in the states.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who is the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information said, “The arrangement is to consolidate on the already existing security architecture in the State in order to ensure the success of the ongoing renewed offensive against the armed bandits.”

OYOGist.com reports

OYOGist.com reports

Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff (CAS) who was represented by the Air Officer Commanding Special Operations Command (AOC SOC), Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Charles Ohwo, stated that the deployment was informed by the need to quickly add value to the current effort by all security agencies to decisively deal with acts of banditry and criminality in Katsina State and the entire Northwestern Nigeria.

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