No mutiny disposition among troops of 159 battalion – Army

Fri Jan 10th, 2020 - Abuja (FCT)

The Nigerian Army has described as false report that its troops deployed at Geidam in Yobe, allegedly threatened to abandon their duty post over neglect by military authorities.

Col. Aminu Iliyasu, the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, said in a statement on Friday in Abuja that troops had reiterated their loyalty and commitment to serving their fatherland against all odds.

Iliyasu said the report of “mutiny disposition’’ by the troops was orchestrated by some Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists.

He said that intelligence revealed that the report was due to the massive onslaught by troops against the collaborators and sympathisers of the terrorists, who continue to lose out in their activities.




source: Guardian