SECURITY OPERATIONS IN INSURGENCY-PRONE ‘EMERGENCY RULE’ AREAS OF N.E NIGERIA : EID-EL-FITR CELEBRATIONS 8-9 AUGUST, 2013 (PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY ALAMBA/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
I say kudos to the Nigerian army. What do you say?
Storm troopers of the State Security Service keep a lid on proceedings at a mosque in Maiduguri
Nigerian soldiers in an Otokar Cobra APC stand ready to defend Muslim worshippers with a RPG and a GPMG
Nigerian soldiers in a Panhard VBL M11 armoured vehicle on urban counterinsurgency patrol in Maiduguri
A Nigerian soldier keeps an eye on proceedings as muslim faithful offer Eid prayers
22 August, 2013
Let me use this opportunity, on behalf of myself, Beegeagle’s Bloggers and all appreciative Nigerians to again say a big ‘kudos’ to all Nigerian defence and security personnel who risked life and limb to keep Northern Nigeria safe for the recent Eid-el-Fitr revelry. The massive security operations entailed in the worship services and festivities were indeed of mind-boggling dimensions and it was hugely successful.
It was the case that after two days of festivities in a region with 90 million…
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