Air force strikes Boko Haram locations
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday said its F-7NI fighter jets on Operation ‘Gama Aiki,’ conducted air strikes on Boko Haram locations in the northern part of Borno State.
A statement from Air Force spokesman, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, said two F-7NI fighter aircraft struck locations between Tumbum Rego and Malkonory, about 25km from Kangarwa. He said the latest strike was part of the air operations conducted by the Air Force in support of the efforts by surface forces and the Multi National Joint Task Force to rid the area of the remnants Boko Haram militants.
From right: Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai; Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima; Wali of Borno, Alh Wali Idris; UN Assistant Secretary General for Sahel Region, Mr. Toby Lanzer and others during the commissioning of a solar-powered borehole sponsored by Nigeria Army at Dikwa town in Borno State yesterday. Photo: Omirin Olatunji