The Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday vowed to sustain the fight against Boko Haram after security forces succeeded in dislodging and killing several of the insurgents in the restive northeast region.
John Enenche, a military spokesperson, said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have sustained their offensive against Boko Haram terrorists who are hibernating in different locations within the northeast theater of operation.
Enenche added that 11 Boko Haram terrorists were neutralized while many escaped with injuries, just as equipment and supplies were captured and destroyed.
Enenche said the troops involved in the operation had in the last seven days engaged the terrorists on many fronts.
The sustained offensive by the troops is yielding fruitful results as they have succeeded in dislodging and killing the insurgents, he added.Meanwhile, the Nigerian military said its operations across the country will go on despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.