Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Receives ‘Support Weapon’ From Czech Republic
The Nigerian Army, on Monday, said it has received cache of support arms from the Czech Republic to intensify its fight against insurgency in the North East, as well as other operations in troubled spots across the country.
Brig.-Gen. Olufemi Akinjobi, the Chairman of the Arms and Ammunition Reception Committee, told newsmen at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja that more weaponry were being expected from other countries.
According to him, the army took delivery of different calibre of ammunition and spare parts, including rockets and projectile.
However, Akinjobi declined to name the calibre of arms the committee took delivery of, saying “they are support weapons” for the operation Lafiya Dole and ongoing “Operation Last Hold” Borno North and Lake Chad region.