The Nigerian Army has deployed 100 female soldiers of the 1 Women Special Operation Battalion to secure the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

The women soldiers, Daily Trust reports, will form part of Operation Thunder Strike.

Daily Trust further gathered that this is the first deployment as another set of 200 soldiers are expected, making a total of 300.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who received the women soldiers on Wednesday in Kakau village along the high, said: "I am confident that with the deployment of the women soldiers, the Abuja-Kaduna road will be the safest in the country."
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