The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the flag was handed over to the President by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. -Gen. Lucky Irabor.
NAN recalls that men of the Operation Lafiya Dole operating in the North East had ??successfully captured ?the? “Camp Zero”, ?the strongest enclave of Boko Haram terrorists sect, in the Sambisa Forest.?
Irabor, had disclosed that ?about 1,240 suspected Boko Haram terrorists were arrested during a mop-up operation by troops inside the Sambisa forest.
Some sets of the army has on Tuesday posed with the Boko Haram identity/ flag which leader Abubakar Shekau usually display for his media release in his Sambisa Forest.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters were killed during the offensive that began about a month ago.