With Army Aviation Boko Haram will end in three months- General Adeniyi
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi has said with Nigerian Army Aviation Boko Haram will end in three months..
The theater Commander who disclosed this at the headquarters of the theater Command on Thursday when the joint Senate and House of Representative Committees on Army who were on oversight function to the theater paid him a visit said “Boko Haram does not have a formidable force. When we start using Army Aviations in our operations in the trenches we will end insurgency in three months.
General. Adeniyi said ” Nigerians should go to sleep, if we have Army aviation in our operations, as the Nigerian Aiforce platform is for long range trajectory, but with the helicopters in our trenches, Boko Haram will be done with within three months”
He said ” i assure the National Assembly committee that no single town will fall in the hands of BokoHaram under my control When I assumed office 7 weeks ago. I promised Nigerians that I will take the fight to the Boko. Haram. All the towns and villages in the theater are. in the control of our troops.”
” we killed 50 Boko Haram last week, I we will kill more if they come again, I am.not afraid of Boko Haram . Any time Boko Haram rear their ugly heads we will deal with them. They attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri but we dealt with them,” the theater commander added.
Speaking in an interview after a closed door meeting with the Principal officers of the command. Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume said ” we are in the state to interrract with the troops, and other stakeholders including press to see how we can see we can end the insurgency”
” with the commitment of the new theater commander and from the discussion we had Boko Haram will soon come to an end,” the Senator added.
While at the cashew plantation, the leader of the National Assembly Committee on Army Delegation, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume said ” we are here to see things for ourselves, to know your conditions and welfare. If you have any issue or constraint you are free to say it. We are here to hear your problems with s view to solving them.”
” we know you, in the military, you obey before complain but we the politicians we complain before we obey. I assured you the National Assembly are with you. Nigerians are with you. We appreciate your sacrifies” the Senator added.
Also speaking, the chairman Senàte Committee on Army , Hon Abdulrazak Namdas said ” these young committees were just inaugurated. Today we are here, to show you that the National Assembly has you in hearts. We are with you, we are proud of you.. We urge you to be royal to your commanders”.
“Any issue yiou raise here, we will address it feel free and say your minds. We are here because of you” he added.
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