The House of Representatives has commended the Nigeria Airforce (NAF) for destroying Boko Haram terrorists’ logistics facility at Gujeri, Borno State.
The commendation was given by Committee on Airforce led by its chairman, Muhammad Shehu Koko.
Koko who described the recent effort as a welcome development assured NAF that the House, will continue to support it in ensuring that Boko Haram terrorists are completely wiped out of the country, especially in the North East.
“The House Committee on Airforce wants to use this medium, to congratulate the Nigerian Airforce in carrying out night-time airstrikes executed on 31 December after a series of intelligence and Surveillance. This is a sign of a new year in their operations in the year 2020.
“The Chief of Air Staff Sadiq Abubakar has always proved to the Country that the force is capable and will continue to carry out its assignment in the interest of Nigerians”
“We hereby use this occasion to commend the operations of the Force and promise to do all within our Constitution to provide all the necessary equipment needed to the discharge of their duties”, he said.
The Committee further assured Nigerians that under the leadership f Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, it will carry out its oversight functions diligently and efficiently.
NAF through its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole destroyed a Bokoharam Terrorists logistics facility at Gujeri, Sambisa Forest of Borno State.
According to a statement from Spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola, the ISR missions identified some makeshift structures under some trees in the settlement that were being used by the terrorists to store fuel and other items for the maintenance of their vehicles.
Koko who also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his consistent support for the Force, urged residents in the North East, to continue to provide the necessary information, to help the force in its operations.
“We will do all we can to ensure the welfare of the force and other sister security agencies is adequately taken into consideration”, he concluded.