Angry soldiers ground Maiduguri airport, shoot indiscriminately as they protest an unwanted transfer

Angry soldiers ground Maiduguri airport, shoot indiscriminately as they protest an unwanted transfer

Angry soldiers ground Maiduguri airport, shoot indiscriminately as they protest an unwanted transfer

There was pandemonium on the Maiduguri worldwide airport in Borno state final evening as indignant soldiers shot indiscriminately into the air to protest their deployment from the state capital to a different native authorities.

The Cable studies that the aggrieved soldiers had initially been knowledgeable of their tansfer. A quickly as they obtained to the airport and had been about to board plane that may take them to their new posting in Marte native authorities space, they gathered, refused to board the flight after which started capturing.

In accordance with the soldiers, they are supposed to be despatched again dwelling and to not a brand new posting after spending 4 years on a particular process within the Boko Haram hotbed.

An officer who witnessed the incident stated superior officers, together with Bulami Biu, normal officer commander (GOC) of seven division, had been requested to remain off the airport or threat being shot.

“The second batch of pilgrims going for hajj from Borno boarded their flight amid the commotion. The particular forces are prepared for bother. They’re actually indignant. The superiors had been requested to remain off or be killed.”the supply stated

The Nigerian Military is but to subject an announcement on the incident. Disobedience/mutiny is a punishable offence within the Military and may entice a heavy penalty such as loss of life sentence.

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