The Army has inducted a combat motorbike battalion at the Headquarters of 25 Task Force Brigade, Damboa, Borno State. It also launched the second set of 100 wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, while inducting the unit stated that the essence of the battalion is to open and secure motorways from various towns to and fro Maiduguri and other parts of Yobe State.
Prior to the induction and launching ceremony, the Chief of Army Staff addressed troops located at Delwa and Bulabulin before arriving Damboa where he inspected a Quarter guard at the Brigade’s headquarters.
Thereafter, he was briefed by the Brigade Commander, Brigadier General Lawrence Adeleke Araba, who showed him some weapons, vehicles and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) making machines and equipment the formation recovered when they cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ camps at Talala and Ajingin.