The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala, Borno State, from Boko Haram insurgents.
The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, said the strategic town which was previously held by insurgents, was recaptured on Tuesday by troops of the 7 Division of the army.
Usman said that, following the recapture of the town, troops had begun clearing and mopping up patrol in the area in order to wipe out any remnants of the insurgents.
The statement reads: ”The Nigerian Army has retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala, Borno, from the Boko Haram terrorists group today.
”The triumphant troops are now busy with clearing and mopping up patrols.
“Details of the feat would soon be made public as troops involved in the operations are in high spirit.”
It would be recalled that the army also recently retook Dikwa, another strategic town in a latest string of successes recorded against the Boko Haram insurgents.