Nigerian Military destroys terror camp in Lokoja.

The 177 battalion of the Nigerian Army, the Army Records and local vigilantes have successfully evacuated a terror camp called Darusallam, which has terrorized Kogi-Nassarawa state for eight years.

PHOTO: Men of the Nigerian Military

The camp was located at Ittu, is said to have harbored over 2,000 kidnappers, Boko Haram elements and bandits. They have been behind several criminal atrocities and kidnappings along the Abuja-Lokoja highway.

PHOTO: Abuja-Lokoja highway

The Chief Press Secretary to the Kogi State Governor, Onogwu Mohammed, in a statement said that motorists that usually only the highway can now come and go with ease with no worries at all. He also said that the governor played a crucial role in the actualization of this feat.

” The governor’s support helped in no small measure in the success recorded by the men of the Nigerian Army in the latest operation.”

About 280 persons have being rescued,100 of these persons are mostly women and children that have since been taken to Lafia., Nasarawa. Also on Saturday, Achara in Tawari ward of Kogi LGA, 180 persons from the Darusallam family members have been rescued.

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