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Nigerian Army relocates special forces training school to former Boko Haram stronghold | Premium Times Nigeria

Nigerian Army relocates special forces training school to former Boko Haram stronghold | Premium Times Nigeria

The Nigerian Army has moved its Special Forces Training School to Buni Yadi, a town once controlled by Boko Haram in Yobe State.

Created at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency, the Special Forces is considered one Nigerian Army’s most effective fighting unit.

While giving reasons why the training school was moved from Niger State to Buni Yadi, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, said it was because of the strategic location of the town in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents.

Source: Nigerian Army relocates special forces training school to former Boko Haram stronghold – Premium Times Nigeria