Gist and Gossip


Troops of 13 Brigade Nigerian Army Calabar, deployed for Operation Akpakwu, have successfully rescued
the Commissioner for Women Affairs in Cross Rivers State, Associate Prof Gertrude Nnanjar Njar on the 8 March 2023, who had hitherto been kidnapped while driving back home on the 1 February 2023 at Main Avenue Calabar South.

2023 International Women’s Day And Absence of the commissioner of women affairs

Acting on actionable intelligence on victim’s whereabout, troops laid a tacit ambush for the kidnappers around Peter Effiong Creek, Messembe, Jebs. The gallant troops tactically sprung an ambush to take the kidnappers by surprise while on search of the victim. In the ensuing melee, the criminals abandoned the victim and fled into the creeks.

Troops are, however, on the trail of the fleeing criminals. Meanwhile, the victim is currently receiving medical treatment, after which she will be discharged.

The Commander 13 Brigade Nigerian Army commends troops for their gallantry and urges them to sustain the tempo against all criminal elements in the Brigade’s Area of Responsibility.

Members of the general public are also encouraged to continue providing timely and accurate information on criminal activities within their vicinities.

Please disseminate this information to the general public through your medium. Thank you for your usual support, and please accept the esteemed regards of the brigade commander.

Assistant Director Army Public Relations
8th March 2023


We are Cross River State Top Media out let. The best platform to receive and publish all recent activities in cross river state. We also advertise and promote on our social media platforms

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *