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Monday, 16 January 2017

NIGERIA: 257 BOKOHARAM SUSPECTS RELEASED BY THE NIGERIAN ARMY

NIGERIA: 257 BOKOHARAM SUSPECTS RELEASED BY THE NIGERIAN ARMY

Published by Family Writers

The Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Borno State was marked with the release of 257 Boko Haram suspects arrested by the Nigerian Army. Releasing the suspects to the State Deputy Gov. Dr. Usman Mamman Durkwa, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major Gen. Lucky Irabor said that they have been thoroughly screened before their release.

The Deputy Governor who represented the governor at the event called on the freed suspects to regard their release as an opportunity to stay away from insurgents. The traditional laying of wreath for the fallen heroes was performed by Dr. Durkwa, the Theatre Commander and other personalities.

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Held at the Quarter Guard of the Government House Damaturu the Yobe state capital, the Governor inspected a guard of honour mounted by officers and men of the 241 RECCE Battalion, Nguru. The governor who performed the symbolic laying of wreath was followed by the GOC 3 Div. Major General Peter Dauke and other security chiefs in the state, the Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Mohamadu Abali Ibn Mohammadu Idrisa, the state chairman of the Nigeria Legion Captain Ibrahim Gadine (RTD).

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