The Nigerian Air Drive (NAF) has neutralised bandits congregating to hold out assaults in Birnin Gwari Native Authorities Space (LGA) of Kaduna State.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Inside Safety and Dwelling Affairs, made the disclosure in a press release issued on Tuesday in Kaduna.
Aruwan mentioned NAF neutralized a gaggle of bandits congregating in a location to hold out assaults in Birnin Gwari LGA on Monday, Could 3.
In line with him, the LGA can also be proximal to some villages in Shiroro LGA of Niger State.
“On receipt of the intelligence, which was dispatched to the army and different safety businesses for additional affirmation and motion, the NAF part of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) mobilized for armed reconnaissance.
The primary mission, was performed over the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari street, Kuriga, Polewire, Gagafada, Manini, Udawa, Labi, Buruku and adjoining settlements.
“In a second mission, armed reconnaissance was carried out over the Kaduna-Abuja street, Olam Firm, Rugu, Akilbu, Polewire, Rijana, Kateri and Jere. Regular human and vehicular actions had been noticed,” he added.
He additional said that the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, thanked the air part and all of the businesses concerned within the profitable missions.