02 January, 2015

203 Soldiers Allegedly Dismissed

What is Nigeria turning into?
203 Soldiers where allegedly dismissed from their duties just because they ask for weapons and they were not given.

According to one of the dismissed soldiers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, he said the affected soldiers were dismissed for asking for support equipment, following the army’s plan to
convey them in a tipper for an operation in Bama and Gwoza, two strongholds of Boko Haram insurgents.
It was gathered that the soldier, are originally of the 19th Battalion in Okitipupa in Ondo State, but attached to the 7th division in Maiduguri, revealed that the army detained them for over 90 days before dismissing them after a midnight trial.
The soldier, who also revealed that they are owed up to five months in unpaid salaries, further narrated the event that led to their dismissal.

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