Metro Our Operations Won’t Affect Civilian Locations in Sambisa – Air Force



The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday, assured that its ongoing strike mission in Sambisa forest would not affect civilian targets.

Air Commodore Isiaka Amao, Air Component Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, gave this assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.


Amao explained that the air force conducted series of intelligence gathering on the area before embarking on the mission.

According to him, we are on a mission to wipe out the Boko Haram terrorists from their Sambisa forest hideout.

‘’We are also aware that the terrorists usually keep abducted women and children among them; so we carry out series of intelligence-gathering before striking at any target in the hideout.