Kaduna — The Nigerian Army has donated 174 Suicide Bomber Vehicle Stopping Instrument each to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Jama'atul Nasril Islam (JNI) at the 1 DIV Head Quarters of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna.
The GOC, Major General Garba Wahab, said in an interview that the army is not claiming to be winning the war but it is on top of the situation because according to him, "if you say you are winning the war, then that means we know what is going to happen next and we are ready for it".
Wahab said the suicide bomb stoppers are very effective in stopping suicide bombers vehicles, saying it is not only in Nigeria that the instrument had been used but has also been used extensively in Pakistan.
"We are not just discovering the instruments; we just had to be very careful so that innocent people do not get injured along the line. We had a situation where people refused to stop at check-points and now people are realizing the need for them to stop", he said.
Chairman of CAN, Kaduna State, reverend Simon Kujyat, and that of JNI Alhaji Ja'afaru Makarfi expressed appreciation to the army for the gesture.