- On 3 July 2022 troops of 24 TF Brigade Operation HADIN KAI made contact Boko Haram terrorists at Gamage Village in Borno State, after the encounter 5 terrorists were neutralized. Items recovered include 2 x AK47 rifles, 3 x dane guns, 2 x AK47 magazines, 70 x rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 7 x local fabricated rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 4 x cell phones, 3 x ATM cards and several bags of assorted food stuff.
2. In compliance with its role of search and rescue as well as responsibility towards safety of lives and property in the Nigerian Maritime environment. The Nigerian Navy Ship OKPABANA of Operation Delta Safe on 5 July 2022 responded to a distress message about a propulsion of a boat on transit in a swift reaction to the message located and rescuedthe 16 meters surfer passenger boat MV NUE SWIFT belonging to Lagos based oil service company. The boat lost her propelling ability at Agbara Platform while transiting from Forcados to Bonny Mooring and drifted for 32 hours before rescued by own troops. Accordingly, the crew and boat were handed over to Forward Base Operation Bonny on 6 July 2022.
3. The military high command commends troops in the frontlines for their timely interventions, encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.
Defence Media Operations
7 July 2022