Theatre Commander, North East Joint Task Force, Operation Hadin Kai, Ibrahim Ali, has said terrorists have been exposed to hardship due to the naira scarcity.
He stated this while interacting with members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Borno State Council, in Maiduguri.
The commander described the Naira swap and cashless policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria as a positive step, adding that it has mitigated terrorists’ activities since its inception.
Ali however noted that The terrorists who had been exposed to hard living conditions have resorted to kidnapping, seeking for ransom in cash and requesting for foodstuff from their victims.
He said that the terrorists had also resorted to propaganda on social media in their desperate attempt to remain relevant.