Nigerian Army Bans Use of Horses in Borno After Boko Haram’s Cowboys Stunt


Following Boko Haram’s ambush of a village on horseback, the 7 Division Nigerian Army in Maiduguri has called on the general public especially traditional rulers in Borno State to stop the use of horses.

Giving the warning while destroying a batch of fish seized from the insurgents, Division Col. Tukur Gusau explained that the terrorists have resorted to use of horses.

He disclosed that the seized fish consist of 2,000 cartons of smoke fish and dry meat that the insurgents carted away from innocent traders.

Colonel Gusau said; “we invited you to witnessed the burning of N2, 000 cartons and smoke fish and smoke meat, which they use in funding their terrorism.”

He explained that all revenue sources of the insurgents have been blocked both their sources of fuel supply and food.

Col. Gusau boasted that all terrorists’ logistics would be destroyed and peace restored to all areas.

The Army called on the general public to continued assistance to support “Operation Lafiya Dole” by promptly reporting suspicious movement of vehicles or persons loaded with supplies meant for Boko Haram terrorists.