Former Military President, General Ibrahim
Badamasi Babangida (Rtd.), says he is highly
delighted on the news of successful operations of
gallant military personnel in the Sambisa Forest.
A statement by Media Office of the former Head
State on Monday said “it is a sign of relief, that
the Military has finally smocked out Boko Haram
terrorists from their notorious enclave of Sambisa
General Babangida also saluted the courage and
determination of President Muhammadu Buhari,
Army chiefs as well as armed men and women
and other security personnel for their sacrifice for
the painful liberation
“May I rejoice with the government and Nigerians
on the successful dislodging of Boko Haram from
their base in Sambisa.
“With the successful takeover of the sambisa
forest, General Babangida hoped that very soon
the remaining Chibok girls will be located and
reunite with their families”, he said.
He further paid tributes to all fallen heroes for
paying a supreme sacrifice in their efforts of
keeping the nation from aggression.
Babangida however urged the military to unveil a
new strategy of further defeating pockets of
insurgents/terrorists, armed bandits and cattle
rustlers all over the country.
Similarly, his state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani
Bello has described the capture of CAMP ZERO,
Sambisa Forest which was the last stronghold of
Boko Haram, as a global achievement made
possible by the political will of President
Muhammadu Buhari and the commitment of the
Armed Forces and other security agencies.
Governor Sani Bello said the destruction of
Sambisa Forest is a clear and strong message to
all criminal elements in the country of the
capacity, willingness of the Armed Forces and
other security agencies as well as the political
will of Mr President in securing every inch of
In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief
Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace,
Governor Sani Bello commended the Armed
Forces, particularly the Nigerian Army and the
Nigerian Airforce for their determination,
commitment and bravery.
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“I commend the effort of the Army, Airforce and
all the security agencies involved in the operation
that led to final liberation of the dreaded Sambisa
Forest. Above all, I commend President
Muhammadu Buhari for his political will in seeing
to the end of Boko Haram”, he added.
The governor called on security agencies to work
together in ensuring that all ‘CAMP ZEROs’ are
cleared in Nigeria.
“CAMP ZERO in Sambisa Forest is a metaphorical
representation of other enclaves of criminal
elements in the country such as armed robbers,
kidnappers, cattle rustlers among others. I urge
security agencies to work together in identifying
and destroying such strongholds”, he noted.