The Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the
Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier
General VO Ezugwu's convoy encountered and cleared 4 Improvised
Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by suspected elements of Boko Haram
terrorists along their way from Bama to Gwoza at about 10.00am on
Saturday 22nd April 2017.
They encountered the 4 clustered IEDs buried at a crossing point along
Banjo Junction-Pulka road, about 6 kilometres to Firgi in Borno State.
The Explosive Ordinance Device team however, were able to quickly detect
the deadly IEDs and safely extracted and detonated them.
The two senior officers were on operational visit to troops of 26 Task
Force Brigade deployed for Operation LAFIYA DOLE currently engaged in
Operation DEEP PUNCH.
The team among other places visited 121 Task Force Battalion Pulka.