FINALLY!! American Soldiers Arrives Nigeria To Flush Out Boko Haram.

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Following the approval of

President Barack Obama for

the deployment of US Marines

to the troubled Nigeria for the

search and rescue of over 200

school girls kidnapped by the

dreaded Boko Haram sect, the

troops are in Nigeria to help

the country’s security services

tackle increasing threats.

They are described in

Wikipedia as “an amphibious,

expeditionary, air-ground

combined arms task force,

capable of forcible entry from

the air, land, and sea.

It is capable of asymmetric

warfare with conventional,

irregular, and hybrid forces.

While the Marine Corps does

not employ any unique

combat arms, as a force it can

rapidly deploy a combined-

arms task force to almost

anywhere in the world within


Nigeria is playing host to the

7th World Economic Forum

Africa in Abuja amid

heightened security challenges.

The summit is expected to be

attended by over 10 heads of

state and government as well

as over 900 delegates from 70


Presidents of Algeria, Benin,

Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana,Kenya,

Liberia, Mali Nigeria, Rwanda,

Senegal,Tanzania and Togo

have confirmed attendance.

Former British Prime Minister,

Gordon Brown, and former

President of Brazil, Lula da

Silva, are expected to attend.

Also, over 50 chief executives

of big global corporations have confirmed attendance.

However,because of recent

blasts in Nyanya – on the

outskirts of Abuja – there have

been heightened fears of a

possible terror attack during

the summit.

Nigerian government has been

assuring the world that it

would provide maximum

security, announcing

a complete shut-down of

schools and government

offices during the summit.

6,000-strong Nigerian security

operatives, m*de up of soldiers

and other security agents, have

been deployed in Abuja – the

heaviest security for a summit

in Nigeria.

For now, the US marines will

first train Nigerians soldiers.

The marines are highly

specialised soldiers who have

been deployed in areas

affected by serious conflict and terrorism, such as Afghanistan

and Iraq.



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