A multi-security task force maintaining peace and harmony in Plateau and some parts of Bauchi and Kaduna states Operation Safe Haven, has flagged off Operation ACCORD to contain the possible infiltration of fleeing bandits into its Joint Area of Operation from the North West.
The Nigerian Army Headquarters had flagged off operation ACCORD to neutralise and destroy all banditry and militia group activities in the North West and North Central zones of the country.
The task force’s commander, Major General Chukwuema Okonko, while flagging off the command’s operation at Forward Operational Base in Sanga Local Government of Kaduna State.
General Okonko, who also said the operation would be concurrently conducted with operation Whirl Stroke and troops of the HQ CAR Lokoja, added that it would help identify bandits and criminal hideouts and neutralise them.
He said Sanga Local Government was chosen as venue for the flagging off of the operation because of criminal activities being perpetrated by bandits around the area.