A Nigerian soldier has called on the Nigerian Army authorities to rotate the soldiers deployed to the tense North Eastern region. According to him, they have been there for 2 years and a lot of soldiers have lost their lives in the battle.
The soldier went further to state that their overstay in the region has made lots of the soldiers lose their morale that they easily die when confronting the enemy.
The plea was shared online by the Nigerian Army Depot in Zaria, Kaduna state.
Morning admin, with heavy heart and grieve in my heart I am writing to you for assistance. I am in north east ( Borno State). This is my two years in this operation and what I experience on first of march this year since my two years in this operation I have never seen it.
For I know in war front care is prerequisite but this one that happened make me thinking because I realize the cause of the rampart death is overstay of soldiers in north east.
This is what I observed in the front line, It makes the morale of troops weak in the battle field, the strength to fight terrorist is lost and the hope is gone. For I am saying this due to my experience, for I can remembered when we first come the moral of troops was so strong that we do pushed this people without fear or thinking behind but as time goes on that’s how tidiness started,
No morale, men become weak and that’s the beginning of our problem in the battlefield.
Please my short plead is that let Nigerian Army make this operation just like other operation where soldiers are been rotated, at least let there be a rotation even if it take one three times to come.
I wish this my cry go far to reach the right destination. Please let the operation have duration please overstay is killing us. Thanks admin for your effort towards my cry!!