Air Force unveils strategy to combat Boko Haram
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar yesterday assured the northeast residents that a new strategy has been introduced to secure Nigeria’s territories with the deployment of a new set of aircraft to combat terror.
The CAS stated this after meetings with officers of various units of the Air Force at 105 Composite Group in Maiduguri who he urged to secure the help of communities in their areas of operation to secure the right intelligence to get rid of Boko Haram.
He said, “There are new strategies put in place that will be able to pick them wherever they are; so I believe humanly speaking to make our territories more secure than ever. We have some new aircraft, some in Maiduguri and other palaces flying to secure our society.”
He urged the communities to do more with information, explaining, “There is no way a fighter aircraft will detect 13-year-old girl carrying bombs. This can only come from the communities. If they know anywhere the bombs are manufactured, let them talk and then we can bomb the places.”