Authorities of Nigerian Army Wednesday announced that its men have cleared mines and insurgents on the road linking Biu-Sabon Gari-Damboa in Borno State.
This was stated in a press statement signed by Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, who disclosed that that the road is now safe for use by the public.
The state reads: “Sequel to the directive by the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, to troops in the 3 and 7 Divisions of the Nigerian Army, on the need to be more proactive in the fight against terrorism and insurgency, in compliance with the directive, additional roads have been cleared by troops for use by commuters.
“The road linking Biu–Sabon Gari – Damboa in Borno State is now cleared of mines and insurgents for public usage. The members of the public are encouraged to use the road as adequate security measures have been put in place for their safety.
Similarly, efforts are on for the clearance and reopening of other roads in Borno and Yobe States”, the statement said.