The Nigerian Army have recalled about 3000 soldiers that were relieved of their jobs because they refused to fight Boko Haram. The soldiers refused fighting the sect because they said they lacked the appropriate weapons to engage the sect members and win the battle.
According to Daily Trust, the soldiers are currently being screened at the Jaji military cantonment in Kaduna State.
“The soldiers are all there in Jaji cantonment awaiting their turns to be screened by the committee and whoever scales through might be recalled. It was their prayer that if General Muhammadu Buhari becomes president, he might recall them. These soldiers are trained and it is very dangerous and wasteful if the federal government terminates their employments,” a source said.
One of the dismissed soldiers waiting to be screened, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the the Army did not provide them with weapons to fight Boko…
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