Navy special boat service conduct clearance/recovery operation in Borno

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Members of the Nigerian Navy march at a parade marking the 50th anniversary of the country's independence in Abuja October 1, 2010. Car bomb explosions killed eight people and injured three near a parade in Nigeria's capital on Friday, police said. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY MILITARY)

Special Boat Service personnel of the Naval Base Lake Chad (NBLC) in conjunction with personnel of 403 Special Force Amphibious Brigade and Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have conducted a clearance/recovery operation at Baga.

The operation was led by the commander NBLC, Commodore Alexander Bingel.

The operation, which lasted for four days covered Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology (FCFFT), Doro Baga, Tangon guava, Kwatan gaba and Kwatan kuyet, was successfully executed and resulted in the recovery of a box of 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) balls.  While appreciating the combat vigour and resilience of the troops, the commander NBLC, Commodore Bingel commended the troops for their discipline, courage, doggedness and cooperation towards the success of the operation.

The troops, not swayed by the success of the operation, projected further to ensure no elements of ISWAP terrorists were left within the area.

 

 

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