From Elohor Igbru, Abuja
Nigerian Army (NA) troops is leading a multi agency joint task force clearance operation in Falgore forest, Kano State.
Falgore forest has been the base of bandits and criminals who have been terrorizing the people of the state.
The current operation, according to the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier Mohammed Yerima is to ensure the return of socio-economic activities which were hitherto hampered by activities of bandits and other criminal elements, 1 Division Nigerian Army.
The operation in conjunction with personnel of Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps as well as local vigilantes and hunters is still on going will complement the efforts of the standby troops at Forward Operating Base Falgore, with the ultimate aim of making sure that bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements from neighbouring States do not infiltrate into the forest and any other part of Kano State to carry out their nefarious activities.
Consequently, the Army reassure the good people of Kano State of the safety of their lives and property and also urge them to continue to report suspicious movements of strange individuals or groups in their vicinity to the nearest security agency for prompt action.