Troops have recovered Marte and completely different adjourning communities in Borno State captured by the Boko Haram terrorists.
The Chief of Navy Staff, Predominant Frequent Ibrahim Attahir, had given marching order to the troops to recapture the town inside 48 hours.
An announcement by Director Navy Public Relations Brigadier Frequent Mohammed Yerima, outlined: “Troops of Nigerian Navy troops this afternoon, spherical 3pm, recovered New Marte and adjoining communities from the develish Boko Haram terrorists.
“That’s coming decrease than the 48 hours directive earlier given to the troops to get higher the town by the Chief of Navy Staff, Predominant Frequent Ibrahim Attahiru”.
It added: “The troops backed by air cowl from the Nigerian Air drive, effectively charged through Marte metropolis, destroying quite a lot of Improvised Explosive Gadget (IEDs) and landmines laced all through their routes and killing scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and effectively recovered the town.
“The gallant troops are in the mean time in full administration of the ultimate house”.