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Counter insurgency: Army receives ammunition to boost operations

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The Nigeria Army (NA) on Monday took delivery of some consignment of arms and ammunition to boost its weapon inventory in the fight against the insurgents.

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Journalists gathered that the weapons were conveyed through a cargo Chartered plane, which landed at 3.p.m at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

The arms and ammunition the Army received include Light, medium and heavy weapons.

Brig.-Gen. Robert Aiyenigba, Head, Nigeria Army Monitoring Operation Team told newsmen that the consignment aimed to boost the counterinsurgency and banditry operations in the Country.

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He said the weapons, which came from Slovakia, were the first in the series of more weapons to come into the Country.

” This is the first in the series of aircraft to come.

” This is part of efforts aimed at countering insurgency, kidnapping and banditry across the country,” Aiyenigba added.

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