At the lake chad area, Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are closing into the area run by Bokoharam. According to source, blockade covers arms, ammunition and other logistics, highly placed. The troops have blocked all supply routes to the insurgents in the build-up to the next stage of liberating the over 200 Chibok girls abducted two years ago by the terrorists.
The number of MNJTF troops deployed in the Lake Chad Basin by Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic had hit 10,500 by yesterday. The blockade covers arms, ammunition and other logistics, highly placed sources told The Nation.
The MNJTF forces are receiving intelligence and reconnaissance assistance from France, Britain and the United States.
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