-The Nigerian Army recorded yet another victory in their encounter with the deadly terrorist group; Boko Haram. As a recent attack led to a severe injury on the factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Mamman Nur.
Nur is a member of the sect faction that separated from the popular Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.
In a press statement signed by the spokesman of the Operation Dole counterinsurgency force in northeast Nigeria, Onyema Nwachukwu, it disclosed that Nur was injured when the army attacked his base. A statement released by the Nigerian army after the operation read: “Ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has continued to yield positive results.
“Currently an evaluation report of the ongoing operation indicates that a major factional leader of the terrorists group, Mamman Nur has been fatally injured in the bombardment as he and his sub commanders fled from the onslaught. “Several of his foot soldiers have also been killed by troops, while many of the insurgents who escaped are now surrendering to Republic of Niger Defence Forces, following the Amnesty granted the insurgents by the Government of Niger Republic”.