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More Than 200 Nigerian Soldiers Dismissed From The Military In Jos

By NewsWireNGR

BBC Nigeria Correspondent, Will Ross is reporting that over two hundred Nigerian Soldiers have been dismissed in the military in Jos last week.

Pictures seen above are soldiers earlier sentenced to death for mutiny by the military in 2014.

President Goodluck Jonathan had on Wednesday urged the leadership of the Armed Forces to redeploy officers and men sabotaging operations. Jonathan made the call at the National Cemetery, Abuja while unveiling the Cenotaph built in memory of the nation’s fallen heroes from 2011 to date.

In a series of tweets earlier today, Ross gave accounts of one of the soldiers …

Meanwhile, about 44 soldiers, dislodged from the Nigerian army, are currently being detained under a military cell in Jos, Plateau state.

Premium Times reports that, ?the ?soldiers were looked up, after failing to fight Boko Haram insurgents on October 28th, in Mubi, Adamaw State.

The soldiers were detained for 10 days and then moved into the underground cell where they have been since then. The officers, among which are 5 staff Sergeants, 2 Sergeants, 5 Corporals, 18 Lance Corporals, and 14 Privates were dislodged from the army after members of Boko Haram dislodged them from Mubi town in Adamawa state.

The soldiers have not yet been arraigned before any panel nor their charges read to them?.

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