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Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Heromaniaa: 1:43am On May 28, 2015
The Nigeria Army at the Rukuba
Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, has
dismissed about 200 soldiers from
service for their failure to capture the
Sambisa Forest, a notorious hideout for
Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.
They were dismissed for laxity and
cowardice in the course of duty.
One of the affected soldiers, Aguloye
Sunday, an indigene of Ondo State,
who confirmed the dismissal to
journalists in Jos, said they were
arraigned on a two-count charge of
“failure to perform military duty and
disobedience to standing order.”
He, however, argued that they would
seek redress in court as the charges
pressed against him and his colleagues
were “untrue, false and malicious.”
Denying the claim by the army
authorities that the soldiers abandoned
their duties and ran away, Mr Sunday
explained that sufficient weapons were
not provided for them to fight the
terrorists and, therefore, they ran out of
weapons.
He also said the weapons provided for
the troops were obsolete.
According to him, “the bombs given to
us were made in 1964; they were
expired, so we could not use them.
“Each of us was given five bullets, not
five rounds, to fire. While in the forest,
our biggest weapon was to cover just a
distance of 400 meters, but our enemy
had aircraft weapons that could cover a
distance of more than 1,000 metres,
aside other dangerous weapons.
“We only retreated to our base and
waited in vain for ammunition for three
days.”
Meanwhile, Nigerian Army has said the
figure being bandied was incorrect and
that no dismissals were pre-planned by
the Army High Command.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations,
Col. S. K. Usman, in a statement, said:
“On disciplinary action being taken
against some soldiers for cowardice and
desertion in the face of enemies,
especially as regards the fight against
Boko Haram terrorists, most of the
stories and figure being peddled are far
from accurate.
“Disciplinary processes or trials are
never done with prior intention to
dismiss anyone in the Nigerian Army.
The only intention is to dispense justice
and even at that, due process is
normally followed.”. www.vanguardngr.com/2015/05/sambisa-forest-army-dismisses-200-soldiers-for-cowardice/ cc: lalasticlala
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by faray: 1:50am On May 28, 2015
fear not boys

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Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Chykeboss(m): 1:51am On May 28, 2015
Lyk is dis for real, army dismissing 200 soldiers...this news looks old angry by d way my shoutout goes to those konduga soldiers you guys are d real deal cool
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Eyepencil: 2:02am On May 28, 2015
Cowards? I know where they are from.

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Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Maczeelly(m): 2:22am On May 28, 2015
Who won die nah........Is better to be a cowardice than to meet untimely death for a country that doesn't celebrate her heroes....
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Maczeelly(m): 2:22am On May 28, 2015
Who won die nah........Is better to be a cowardice than to meet untimely death for a country that doesn't celebrate her heroes....
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Nobody: 2:35am On May 28, 2015
Heromaniaa:
The Nigeria Army at the Rukuba
Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, has
dismissed about 200 soldiers from
service for their failure to capture the
Sambisa Forest, a notorious hideout for
Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.
They were dismissed for laxity and
cowardice in the course of duty.
One of the affected soldiers, Aguloye
Sunday, an indigene of Ondo State,

who confirmed the dismissal to
journalists in Jos, said they were
arraigned on a two-count charge of
“failure to perform military duty and
disobedience to standing order.”
He, however, argued that they would
seek redress in court as the charges
pressed against him and his colleagues
were “untrue, false and malicious.”
Denying the claim by the army
authorities that the soldiers abandoned
their duties and ran away, Mr Sunday
explained that sufficient weapons were
not provided for them to fight the
terrorists and, therefore, they ran out of
weapons.
He also said the weapons provided for
the troops were obsolete.
According to him, “the bombs given to
us were made in 1964; they were
expired, so we could not use them.
“Each of us was given five bullets, not
five rounds, to fire. While in the forest,
our biggest weapon was to cover just a
distance of 400 meters, but our enemy
had aircraft weapons that could cover a
distance of more than 1,000 metres,
aside other dangerous weapons.
“We only retreated to our base and
waited in vain for ammunition for three
days.”
Meanwhile, Nigerian Army has said the
figure being bandied was incorrect and
that no dismissals were pre-planned by
the Army High Command.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations,
Col. S. K. Usman, in a statement, said:
“On disciplinary action being taken
against some soldiers for cowardice and
desertion in the face of enemies,
especially as regards the fight against
Boko Haram terrorists, most of the
stories and figure being peddled are far
from accurate.
“Disciplinary processes or trials are
never done with prior intention to
dismiss anyone in the Nigerian Army.
The only intention is to dispense justice
and even at that, due process is
normally followed.”. www.vanguardngr.com/2015/05/sambisa-forest-army-dismisses-200-soldiers-for-cowardice/

Cowardice eh kwa
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by kazmanbanjoko(m): 3:10am On May 28, 2015
And dos soldiers will be like*****aah, we tank GOD for our life ooooo. Mo so pe gaan.

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Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by seunlayi(m): 3:16am On May 28, 2015
to say the fact, they need more punishment, collecting salary for years and failing to your job now.

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Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Nobody: 3:33am On May 28, 2015
This same hopeless soldiers you'll see them bullying and slapping civilians at will, you'll get surprised, now the real deal I s there to face, they are busy giving foolish obsolete excuses ..... cowards, come back home I'll pay you to help push my bags in wheelbarrows ... yeye dey smell.....cowards.....

The day any soldier will try to I timid ate me on the road, na that day, when we do wetin we go do finish na for there barracks we go go settle the case. Impotent fools....
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by echeprecious: 3:39am On May 28, 2015
ok
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by oilyngbati(m): 4:03am On May 28, 2015
One of the affected soldiers, Aguloye
Sunday, an indigene of Ondo State,
grin grin grin grin Yolaba
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by 3ace(m): 6:53am On May 28, 2015
At least, it's better than death sentence.
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Chibaba247(m): 6:55am On May 28, 2015
wat can I say? let Justice be done unto dem,we need more brave and gallant men.ofe nmanu ppl eeh
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Chiefpriest1(m): 7:30am On May 28, 2015
Bigots everywhere! I am out!
Re: Sambisa Forest: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers For Cowardice by Blackfire(m): 7:46am On May 28, 2015
We have keypad-e-warriors on NL to replace them, oga G.O.C start with the 200 strong brave gallant speakers after me.... VVVVV

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