Whose camps, lo­ca­tions is NAF de­stroy­ing?

Weekly Trust - - Weekend Views - Remi Ashiru, Odo-Ona, Ibadan

Ial­ways read me­dia re­ports of the Nige­ria Air Force say­ing its fighter jets de­stroyed Boko Haram camps and neu­tral­ized sev­eral ter­ror­ists in dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions in the North East dur­ing counter-in­sur­gency op­er­a­tions. Such re­ports usu­ally say the op­er­a­tions were car­ried out based on in­tel­li­gence gath­ered in­di­cat­ing set­tle­ments of and lo­ca­tions of Boko Haram el­e­ments. From the fore­go­ing, I al­ways won­der why, in spite of th­ese ef­forts, Boko Haram con­tin­ues to thrive and even at­tack mil­i­tary lo­ca­tions. So, which tar­gets are ac­tu­ally be­ing con­tin­u­ally elim­i­nated by the Air Force, or could it mean that the Boko Haram ranks have so swelled up that they can’t be com­pletely taken out? I need se­ri­ous en­light­en­ment on this.

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