Bandits Kingpin Dogo Gide escapes death as OPHD troops destroy terrorists camps

In the ongoing onslaught against the marauding bandits in the northwest part of Nigeria by the troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) several terrorists/bandits Camps destroyed and  neutralized in a simultaneous clearance operation in Zamfara and Kebbi state as the dry season sets in.

The feat was achieved on 30th October, 2023, when the Special Forces troops of OPHD conducted a fighting patrol following credible information received on terrorist activities at Sangeko forest in Kebbi state where the troops promptly responded and engaged the terrorists in an intense firefight.

However, due to the troops superior fire power, 3 terrorists were neutralized while others escaped with severe gunshot wounds. During exploitation 2 Motorcycles were captured and destroyed instantly.


In another development, during a massive onslaught and clearance operation conducted by troops of OPHD, the notorious Bandits kingpin Dogo Gide narrowly escaped death with serious gunshots injuries, as his foot soldiers are on the run while his hideouts were discovered and destroyed.

The troops descended on the terrorists’ enclaves at Dansadau, Mai Tukunya and Babban Doka villages which have been the hideouts for Dogo Gide in Zamfara state. During the incursion the combat ready troops dominated Yau Sarkin Pawa House of Dogo Gide,  searched the house and destroyed it. 

Items recovered from the Dogo Gide’s house include; Tailoring factory for sewing various military and other security agencies uniforms, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); a mini pharmacy suspected to be used for treatment of wounded terrorists, 5 operational Motorcycles and sewing machines among other items which were set ablaze instantly. 

The gallant Troops of the OPHD further advanced for aggression against the terrorist bandits and cleared Malele, Mutunji, Kwana, Kamatso, Kememe, Kango villages being used as hideouts for the terrorists. 

Similarly, the troops also discovered and cleared bandits hideouts at Koli, Bakin Dutse and Farin Ruwa villages were 4 Motorcycles and mobile phones used by the terrorists discovered and destroyed instantly.

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