North-East: Defence Chief Says Military Winning Fight Against Terrorists

The Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor says the military is winning the fight against terrorists in the north-east.

He announced this at the Nigeria Navy Ship, NNS Delta Naval Base in Warri, Delta state, adding that the massive surrendering of the terrorists was a signal of success of the military in the battle.

The Defence Chief also gave the assurance that insurgency would soon be a thing of the past in the country.

Irabor said his visit was to enable him to see the troops as well as inspect all formations and units involved in ensuring peace and security in the Niger-Delta region. He however, commended the Commander, Commodore Abdulhamid Baba-Inna and his officers for their focus and diligence.

Irabor also visited the 3 battalion, Nigerian Army, Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area and the surveillance base at the Trans Forcados crude oil pipeline located in Burutu Local Government Area of the state