Killing of senior military officers by Boko Haram regrettable – HURIWA

A foremost Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, has commiserated with the President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), and the Military Chief, Lieutenant Normal Tukur Yusuf Buratai over the unlucky killing of some very senior army officers amongst scores of different heroic combatants, saying that the truth that senior officers have additionally made supreme sacrifices demonstrates the honesty, devotion, resilience and complete commitments of the Nigerian army and the federal authorities to the warfare on terror.

The Civil Rights Advocacy group mentioned opposite to what naysayers or purveyors of pretend information need Nigerians to imagine in regards to the commitments of the army to wage an all-out warfare in opposition to terrorists, the truth that Senior army officers whose skilled trainings might have prices the tax payers hundreds of thousands of {dollars} for them to have reached such excessive profession, exhibits that the army establishments and the Federal Authorities is waging a complete and dedicated warfare on terror and that no explicit Ethnicity or Spiritual affiliations are despatched to the battlefield to be sacrificed as punishments for the Ethno Spiritual platforms of the affected fallen heroes.

It mentioned, “These regrettable and really unhappy deaths of senior officers in addition to ranks and file ought to ship us all of the sign that the women and men in army uniforms have to be supported and appreciated and that certainly not ought to anyone or group play Ethnic or spiritual politics with the warfare on terror going by the abundance of proof that the army really needs to liberate the territorial platform of Nigeria from exterior and inside sabotage and rebel of probably the most disturbing dimensions occurring within the North East of Nigeria which is greater in measurement than Fance and Belgium put collectively,” it mentioned.

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Apart from, the rights group which recommended the army over the successes recorded within the counter-terror warfare, significantly recommended the hierarchy of the military and the Borno State Governor Professor Babagana Zulum for “their complete commitments and patriotism in direction of the supply of welfare and monetary cushioning mechanisms for the courageous fighters within the theatre of warfare.”

Particularly, the rights group known as for a voluntary donation by company our bodies in addition to people to the Nigerian army to help the federal government to actualize a fast finish to the continued warfare on terror even because the rights group mentioned the Federal Ministry of Defence ought to open a devoted account particulars so Nigerians can donate to purchase primary requirements in aide of the a lot that the hierarchy of the Nigerian army is doing with the restricted funding elements of the warfare on terror.

“Warfare on terror is all people’s warfare, being fought on behalf of all of us by a number of devoted members of the Navy who needs to be supported by one and all on voluntary foundation in order to inspire them to maintain making these monumental sacrifices for the fatherland and for us all”.

The rights group additionally urged the army authority and the Ministry of Defence to publish a devoted account particulars linked to the TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNTS (TSA) so members of the general public can voluntarily contribute in direction of making provisions for the combatants to enhance the exceptional pro-welfare tendencies of the Military authority and different segments of the armed forces of Nigeria simply as HURIWA pledged N50,000 ( Fifty Thousand Naira) to be made out there as quickly as public discover by the Ministry of Defence is made public. disclosing the account particulars for that function specified above.

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Commending the military, it mentioned, “HURIWA commends the army for these unusual efforts. As we’re informed that at Arina Woje in Marte Native Authorities Space (LGA), the place Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) components have been confirmed to be hibernating, the recognized targets have been attacked by Nigerian Air Pressure (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships, ensuing within the destruction of some buildings and the neutralization of a number of terrorists.

“In the identical vein, terrorist components liable for latest assaults within the Dikwa normal space have been tracked to Warshale and brought out because the NAF assault plane took turns in participating the settlement. The air strike on Valangide within the Sambisa Forest space however was undertaken at evening by helicopter gunships, which mopped-up the terrorists as they strafed the situation. JOHN ENENCHE Main Normal Coordinator Defence Media Operations Defence Headquarters 28 September 2020″.

HURIWA which sympathised with the federal authorities and the households of the bereaved troopers additionally recommended the Defence headquarters for the immediate dissemination of professionally qualitative and verifiable data on the warfare on terror simply as HURIWA mentioned the truth that the Nigerian Military had confirmed the dying of a colonel after an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists exhibits the excessive degree of professionalism within the Nigerian army simply as HURIWA agrees with the military for describing late Colonel D.C. Bako as “one in every of our gallant and most interesting warfare heroes.”

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