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Tuesday, 13 May 2014

'US' AFRICOM Commander Arrives Nigeria As Explosives Used In Nyanyan bombing is Traced to Lagos Based Company

Commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) General David Rodriguez who is in Nigeria ahead of the planned deployment of drones and accurate tracking gears by the US military against Boko Haram terrorists,comes in the thick of revelations that majority of the raw materials used to make the two bombs that killed scores at Nyanya on April 14 and May 1, 2014, came from Intrachem, a Lagos-based explosives company, according to US Military weekly.

Formerly a Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command, Rodriguez is one of the most experienced and decorated Generals.He served as Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command (IJC), Commander, 82nd Airborne Division, Commander, 1st Armoured Division, and Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan (USFOR-A).

Security sources say, General Rodriguez’s arrival in Nigeria has signal the end of the terrorist activities of Boko Haram. He was briefed on the intelligence gathered by the eight US specialists who arrived in Nigeria late last week, and how to scuttle the terrorist organisation.

Yes, from the charred remains of the Honda Civic car used in the May 1 attack on Nyanya, we recovered canisters of explosives made by Intrachem Nigeria Limited,” offered one ballistics’ expert.“

We also recovered LPG and acetylene cylinders, substantial quantity of ammonium nitrate, timing device, small dry cell batteries, and a 12 volt automobile battery,” the source added.

Nigerian security sources have said that,they were investigating how civil explosives manufactured by Intrachem were used by the terrorists in the Nyanya attacks.
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