Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has inaugurated a special mobile task force in continuation of its plan to end the insurgency in the North-East.
He made the announcement on Tuesday at the inauguration of the force at Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.
He said, “The Mobile Strike Force (MST) is launched to deny the insurgents freedom of action and finally decimate them.
“This specially selected force with mixed equipment and platforms were deployed to achieve the conduct of long range patrols and ambush deep into the hinterlands.
“All these are in an effort to ensure the success of Operation Lafiya Dole and enhance our operational efficiency.”