Nigerian Army turns captured Sambisa forest into training ground

Beginning from 2017, the Sambisa forest recently captured will as training ground for personnel of the Nigerian Army, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has announced in Damasak, Borno State.

Buratai was in Damasak to celebrate the Christmas with troops of 145 Battalion after the road leading to the town was reopened by Governor Kashim Shettima, three years after closure.

The army chief said that troops were already conducting a mop up operation in the forest after the last strong hold of the Boko Haram terrorists was captured.

“We are also opening up roads to the forest – Sambisa, as well as Alagarno forest. This Sambisa forest is going to be one of our training grounds.

“Next year, 2017, I have already directed that we should conduct our Nigerian Army small arms championship in that forest.

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“And we are going to use it also to test fire our fighting vehicles, as well as other key equipment and weapons that requires testing firing whenever we want to induct new weapon and equipment into the Nigerian army inventory.

“It will afford us very good ground for basic tactics and indeed advance tactics, including but not limited to tactics at the Platoon, company, battalion, Brigade and even division levels.

“We are going to make it more robust to make sure that these criminals do not come back to that forest again.

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