[VIDEO] Watch Moment Sacked Army Commander, General Adeniyi Lamented Troops Lacked Weapons To Defeat Boko Haram

April 1, 2020
25 Views

It is no longer news that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, theatre commander of Operation LAFIYA DOLE  has been removed and redeployed.

Faruk Yahaya, general officer commanding (GOC) of the army’s division 1 in Kaduna has been named as his replacement.

Adeniyi was one of the over 50 senior officers affected by a massive shake-up.

In a leaked video that has gone viral, he lamented that troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists lacked weapons and credible intelligence to execute their mission. 

Adeniyi was seen standing together with his men on the battle field and lamenting how the terrorists shelled their positions with heavy artillery and mortar bombs during an ambush where they recorded heavy casualty.

He disclosed that they lost several soldiers during the mission due to wrong intelligence provided by military authorities.

Reacting shortly after his redeployment on Tuesday, Adeniyi disclosed that the viral video was leaked by his orderly and his friend. 

In a message to some of his soldiers, he said that he had no regret over the leaked video because he served well and defended Nigeria’s territory with commitment. 

It is not clear when the video was recorded, but sources said it was at the time in January when Adeniyi’s convoy was attacked and his driver killed in Jakana, Borno state, where the insurgents struck repeatedly.

Adeniyi has been redeployed to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre as Senior Research Fellow by Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai.

Watch Video Below

[embedded content]

<!–

–>

You may be interested

Zamfara govt should drop reconciliation with bandits ― Hon Jaji
Entertainment
Entertainment

Zamfara govt should drop reconciliation with bandits ― Hon Jaji

admin - September 21, 2020

Former governorship aspirant in  Zamfara state,  Hon Aminu Sani Jaji has accused the State governor,  Bello Muhammad Matawalle of treating…

Lagos PDP salutes Obaseki for winning
Entertainment
Entertainment

Lagos PDP salutes Obaseki for winning

admin - September 21, 2020

Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Mr Godwin Obaseki on his reelection as Edo State governor,…

News
1 views

Uzodimma rejects Edo governorship election results, accuse INEC of compromise

admin - September 21, 2020

assures APC will get judgement at Tribunal Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma reportedly praised Kyari for making him governor, He…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.