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Boko Haram: Troops of 7 Division fix pot Holes, clear bushes to enable Clearance Operations.

 Troops of formations under 7 Division in Operation Lafiya Dole are not resting on their oars as they engage in massive filling of pot holes and extensive clearing of vegetation to ensure security of persons, goods and services along various routes within the Division Area of Responsibility in Borno State.

Towards this end, Soldiers of 21 Brigade intensified efforts on Wednesday 19 July 2017 to fill bad portions along Road Bule Yobe to Darajamel.

A statement by Lt. Col Kingsley Samuel, Deputy Director, Army Public relations said, “The formation’s effort is in line with the Division’s overall intention of denying the Boko Haram Terrorists freedom of action and facilitates unhindered movement along the routes.

“The gesture is to ensure safety of the road for troops, civilian vehicles and humanitarian relief trucks.

“Already, troops of 21 Brigade had earlier laboured vigorously and successfully filled several other pot holes with concrete along Road Banki Junction through Frigi up to Pulka and Gwoza.

“Similarly, troops of 192 Battalion of 7 Division Garrison in conjunction with Armed Forces Strike Force Battalion and locals in Delwa carried out road shoulders clearance of vegetation along Road Delwa/Bulabulin” he said.

In another development, troops’ of 103 Battalion have fixed pot holes and are engaged in shoulders clearance of vegetation along Road Kunduga to Bama axis.

The Division has continued to support the formations with logistics and others necessary assistance to favourably accomplish the tasks.


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