MANGU KILLINGS: ARMY RESPONDS SWIFTLY TO PRES. TINUBU’S ORDER, ANNIHILATE BANDITS IN CRISIS AREA
By Oki Samson, Trek Africa Newspaper
In swift response to the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s marching orders yesterday, National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP can reliably report that the troops of 3 Division of the Nigerian Army today annihilated and ejected bandits in conflict-ridden Mangu LGA of Plateau state.
In a press statement e-signed and released to National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed: ‘Troops of 3 Division of the Nigerian Army deployed to quell the crisis in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state have neutralized 3 Bandits today Wednesday 12 July 2023. The troops obliterated the criminals when they gallantly fought through an ambush staged by the bandits, while responding to a distress call in Mangu general area.’
NAOSNP also gathered that the Army, ‘After successfully clearing the ambush, the troops recovered 3 x AK 47 Rifles,14 rounds of 7.62 mm Special rounds, 1 x Motorcycle and a Constabulary Police Identity card.’
‘Troops are currently on the trail of bandits who escaped with gunshot wounds during the fire fight’, Nwachukwu concluded.