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The Senate has hailed the breakthrough recorded by the Nigerian armed forces in the fight against the terrorist Boko Haram group in the northeast, while encouraging them to maintain the recent efforts in their bid to rid the nation of insurgency.
Senator Maina Maiji Lawan, of the All Progressive Congress, from Borno North who raised the motion on the floor of the house through order 43 in the Senate Standing Rules, said the number of communities invaded by the insurgents have been recaptured with only Gwoza left.
The House however noted that the recent strides by the military deserved recommendations,adding that the morale of the military need to be boosted to enable them to win the entire war.
Meanwhile, Senate President David Mark commended Nigeria's neighbours of Chad, Niger and Cameroon, for teaming up with the military as well as the Economic Community of West African States in the battle against the terrorists. He urged Nigerians to continue to support the military in the fight against insurgency.
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