Boko Haram: Soldiers disobey deployment order

A group of soldiers in the North East has been reported to be refusing to fight Boko Haram insurgents until they are better equipped. One of the soldiers, who requested anonymity, told the BBC that at least 40 of his colleagues would refuse orders to deploy.

Wives of some soldiers recently demonstrated at the army barracks in Borno State to protest deployment of their husbands to fight the terrorists because, according to them, the Boko Haram group had better equipment than the Nigerian Army. A state of emergency that was declared in three North Eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe last year has failed to curb the insurgency. Read More

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