Troops eliminate IPOB/ESN commander, Ojoto

Troops of the Nigerian Army have neutralised one of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its security wing, the Eastern Security Network, ESN Commander, Tochukwu aka Ojoto, in charge of Ihietukwa Command in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State.

This was disclosed in a post via the Army’s official X handle on Tuesday.

According to the post, troops of the Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA, based on reliable Intel, were on a clearance operation around Udda, Ihittukwa and Orsumoghu in Orsu Local Government Area of the State when they clashed with the terrorists.

The terrorists employed Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) to stop the advancing troops during the operation.

However, the gallant joint troops with superior fire power forced the criminals to withdraw in disarray.

The post reads, “In the encounter, 4 of the irredentists were neturalized and others escaped with gunshots wounds.

“One of the IPOB/ESN commanders, TOCHUKWU AKA OJOTO in charge of Ihietukwa Command, despite many charms on his body, was neutralised.

” Items recovered from the hideouts include, one AK-47 rifle with two magazines, two automatic pump action guns, three handheld Baofeng radios, one laptop and one Techno phone.

“Others are, car keys, substance suspected to be Marijuana, Baifran currencies, quantity 5 IEDs, IEDs making materials, batteries used in detonation of the IEDs and assorted charms.

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