The Nigeria Military has discharged about 3,040 troops for a variety of indiscipline and misbehavior which includes murder, rape, and possession of hard drugs.
Some other specified reasons include; forgery, disobedience to orders, cowardice, poor performance, and as well absence from duty.
According to a closed source who revealed this to us also include that some were sacked because of stealing, conspiracy, assault, cheating, unauthorized prisoner release, and impersonation.
The security personnel names were included in a 90-page document titled ” List of troops sacked from the Nigerian Army, ” which the Nigerian Army released in Abuja on Friday. The period of dismissal was indicated in the paper.
Over 20 others were fired for pregnancy without marriage, having foreign spouses, attempting to have intercourse with a colleague’s wife, loss of ammunition, attending civilian burials in military uniforms, negligence, rifle theft, sleeping on duty, and traveling without a pass, among other things.
According to the statement released by Brigadier General Mohammed Yarima, the Nigerian Army spokesperson, he noted that ” Sgt. Abdullahi Usman was fired for going on leave without permission, Samson Tart was fired for attempted rape, and L/Corporals Thlama Jaduwa and Ujah Stephen was sacked for illegal duty and indiscipline. “
” Cpl Nande Samson and Cpl Julius Abiodun were dismissed For 4 days absence and disobedience to order, while Akaa Abani and Daniel Timothy, were discharged for possession of Indian hemp. “
” L/Cpl Kareem Umoru, who was discharged due to an accident, L/Cpl Ofodile Chuka for misconduct, Abdullahi Danladi for extortion, L/Cpl Doris Ozah disobedience to a standing order, Cpl Taofeek Alagbala and Pte Alexander Goji were also on the list for forgery. “
” Pets Kingsley Obumneke and James Joseph were also discharged for misfiring, Ishiali Franklin and Cpl Abdullahi Mohammed were sacked for failure to perform military duty, “
” Pte Danlamin Garba was fired for despicable behavior, while Mohammed Ibrahim and Aliyu Dangaladima were fired for stealing. “
” Ankpande, Pte Simeon was fired for attempted murder, while Ibrahim Magaji, Echeji Abraham, Bashiru Bello, Kole Lawal, James Jeremiah, Ameh Ameh, Aliyu Abdullahi, Ilya James, and Ado Ali were fired for intoxication. “
” Ipinyomi Emmanuel, and James Itodo, were both fired for stealing fuel from an Armoured Personnel Carrier. “
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has reaffirmed its commitment by addressing a variety of security concerns across the country.
The remarks were made by Maj Gen Danjumma Ali- Keffi, General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, at the passing out of 80 regular recruit intakes at the Nigerian Army Zaria Depot on Saturday.
The military has been combating different security issues caused by Boko Haram terrorists, armed bandits, kidnappers, and other criminal elements, according to the Nigerian News Agency.
The army ” shall not rest on our oars until this country is safe for all of us, ” Ali- Keffi said.
” The Nigerian Army has been tasked by recruiting able-bodied people into soldiers to meet the Nigerian Army’s manpower requirements.
” In light of the enormous issues confronting our beloved country.
” Significantly, the Nigerian Army’s strength has been enhanced by 6, 400 able-bodied men and women. “