The Federal Government has embarked road construction in Sambisa Forest.
The Nigerian Army said this on Wednesday, adding that it is part of ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents.

According to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the road will open the forest and link adjourning communities.

He listed the projects as Gwoza-Yamtake-Bita-Tokumbere-Sambisa and Gwoza-Yamtake-Bita roads.

“In its efforts to make Sambisa forest habitable and also training ground, the Nigerian Army is following up the ongoing clearance operations with road construction into main heartland of the forest and adjoining communities.