- The troops took over the town on Monday morning
- The Defence Headquarters announced the clearing of terrorists from the town on Monday morning
- It is coming after troops battled the Boko Haram to take over Damasak days back
The troops completed the reclaiming of the town on Monday morning, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said.
In a tweet on its twitter handle, the DHQ said: “Troops this morning completed clearing terrorists out of Goniri in Yobe State”.
The development is coming days after troops battled the Boko Haram terrorists in a determined bid to retake Damasak, a border town between Nigeria and Niger Republic.