Friday, 4 September 2015

Army reinstates 3,032 sacked soldiers

From left: Chief of Staff, Department of Army Public Relations, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu; Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, and the Staff Officer in the department, Major Michael Etete, at a press briefing on the military’s counter-insurgency operations, in Abuja yesterday.

 The Nigeria Army said yesterday that Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) still occupy Sambisa forest and other territories in the North East.
The army also said 3,032 soldiers have been reinstated into the army after a review of 5000 cases of those dismissed over offenses committed in the fight against Boko Haram.
Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman made this known while fielding questions from journalists at a press conference in Abuja.
Colonel Usman said: “Yes, because if you look at even Sambisa forest its Nigerian territory and we still have Boko Haram there.

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