The Special Boat Service personnel of the Naval Base Lake Chad (NBLC) have conducted a clearance/ recovery operation at Baga in Borno State.
The operation was conducted in conjunction with personnel of 403 Special Force Amphibious Brigade and Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and led by the Commander NBLC, Commodore Alexander Bingel.
According to the spokesperson of the Nigeria Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, the four-day operation, covered Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology (FCFFT), Doro Baga, Tangon guava, Kwatan gaba and Kwatan kuyet.
Dahun noted that the successful operation resulted in the recovery of a box of 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) balls.
While appreciating the combat vigour and resilience of the troops, the Commander NBLC, Commodore Bingel commended the troops for their discipline, courage, doggedness and cooperation towards the success of the operation. Thetroops, not swayed by the success of the operation, projected further to ensure no elements of ISWAP terrorists were left within the area.