From Dauda Pam Maiduguri
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole,,OPLD, has commenced”Operation Positive IDENTIFICATION”across the North Eastern parts of Nigeria,to intensify the search for all suspected criminal elements that roam parts of the region in the North East.
This was disclosed by,Col Ado Isa, Deputy Director Army Public Relations,DDAPR,Operation Lafiya Dole, Theater .Command Headquarters Maiduguri,who said that, 5 key terrorist logistics suppliers and fighters have so far been apprehended.
He said based on credible information, some of the fleeing criminals hibernating in some towns and villages of Borno and Yobe States in particular and North East in general.
The Theatre Command OPLD used the medium to enjoin members of the public to always carry valid means of identification such as National Identification Card when moving or passing through Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States.
The DDAPR said that troops have been directed to strictly check legitimate means of identification such as National Identification Card, Voters Registration Card, Drivers’ License and International Passports or other valid official identification before allowing such persons to pass at checkpoints.
Members of the public are, therefore, requested to cooperate with the troops by moving along with valid identification cards and present same to the troops in the efforts to rid the North East zone of criminals