SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, (THEWILL) – The Nigerian Army says it recovered more items of suspected Boko Haram insurgents during a mop-up operation around Camp Zairo in Sambisa forest.
Thiw was disclosed by Lucky Irabor, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, while briefing reporters in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
Irabor said the items included a pair of black uniform with camouflage design often used by security guards of Abubakar Shekau in his videos.
“On January 5, at about 1000hrs, our troops conducted a mop-up operation around Camp Zairo general area and recovered additional Boko Haram terrorists’ items,” he said.
“They included a pair of black uniform with camouflage design on the edges, a précis on motar operation written in Arabic, one big size of the Qur’an, and 4 notebooks containing names of terrorists.
“The items also include a list of the terrorists’ logs, a list of IED materials and method of preparation and breakdown of quantities of arms and ammunition issued to their members.
“There were also some instructions written in Arabic and a small Boko Haram flag with Arabic inscription.”