The Nigerian Army said it would turn Sambisa forest into military training ground and also hold the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms (NASA) championship
The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. -Gen. Lucky Irabor, stated this during a press conference on Operation Rescue Final at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, on Wednesday.
Irabor said other exercises such as test of arms and equipment would also be conducted in the forest in order “to completely dominate the area’’.
"We would proceed with our street development in the zone. As should be obvious, our troops are as of now giving motorable streets in the backwoods.
"The military will do a ton of things as a component of its post-uprising commitment to convey add up to commonality and security toward the North-East.
"Our troops have helped in assembling the neighborhood individuals to encourage the arrival of IDPs to Kala balge. Be that as it may, then, there is no frontage road to the town.
"For them to give back, the street must be developed. Furthermore, that is the reason we are approaching good natured Nigerians to likewise contribute their portion and bolster the administration.
"Different partners are additionally anticipated that would repair the roads,"Irabor said.