BANDITRY: Joint military operation kickoff in Katsina

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has authorized the kickoff of a major military operation to sweep bandits and kidnappers out of Katsina State.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu in a statement on Monday stated that the President approved a major proactive operation by Special Forces to replace the reactive strikes against insurgent camps.

President Buhari who expressed sadness over the recent attacks in the State extended his condolences to the families of those killed and prayed for the recovery of the injured.

The statement added that the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, who has been measured in issuing official statements on the oncoming exercise, briefed the President on the plan he intends to flag off shortly.

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