The Nigerian Army on Saturday, launched a combat motorbike battalion at the Headquarters of 25 Task Force Brigade, Damboa, Borno State.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, who personally inducted the unit, said the objective of the battalion is to open and secure motorways from various towns to and fro Maiduguri and other parts of Yobe State.
According to Colonel Sani Usman, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, the Army Chief also stated that “the battalion will serve as a force multiplier in the clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists”.
“He stated further that with the induction of the unit, troops presence will be available along the roads thus keeping the roads open and safe.”
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