Plateau: OPSH, Army synergies to end insurgency

April 10, 2020
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By Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos

The Special Military Task Force, code named Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), deployed to restore peace in Plateau State, Southern Kaduna and parts of Bauchi State, on Thursday said it will work closely with the regular Nigeria Army aimed at winning the war against insurgency.

This was disclosed by the Commander, OPSH, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, when he paid a courtesy visit to the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Major General Nuhu Angbazo, at the Headquarters, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Rukuba, Jos.

Okonkwo said the collaboration has become imperative as Plateau need to reclaim its glory as the State of peace and tourism.

“I called for support and cooperation of the Division aimed at ensuring lasting peace to Plateau”, the OPSH boss said.

Responding, Gen. Angbazo said the taskforce and the 3 Division have always enjoyed close synergy in tackling insecurity and criminality, pledging that the collaboration will continue to soar higher.

“The 3 Division will continue to work closely with the OPSH in the bid to bring total peace to Plateau State and across its joint operational areas”. Angbazo said.

However while on familiarisation tour, the OPSH boss also visited the tactical headquarters, Forward Operational Base (FOB), Sector 3, in Hukke and Kwall districts in Bassa LGA of the State, charging troops to be more dedicated, resilient and proactive in their task to rid the State of hoodlums.

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