March 21, 2024

Killers of soldiers in Delta to be found soon – Defence Minister

Killers of soldiers in Delta to be found soon – Defence Minister

…Kuriga children to be rescued

By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo

Minister of Defence, Alhaji Muhammed Badaru Abubakar has assured that the killers of soldiers in Delta state would be fished out soon, and the kidnapped students of Kuriga in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State will soon be rescued.

He said the killers of the soldiers will be fished out and dealt with accordingly.

While addressing troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army in Kaduna on Thursday, the minister said the troops deserved commendation being in the frontline against bandits troubling the North-Western states of the country.

The Defence Minister told the troops that, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is aware of their sacrifices and happy with their efforts, and while commending your efforts, he has also asked that you do more to end all forms of insecurity in Nigeria.

“We have the power, will, strength and determination and our morale is high to end insecurity, I know what you have been doing to rescue the school children unhurt keep the morale high, the President is behind you hundred percent.

“I have been briefed about your efforts to rescue the kidnapped school children. The strategies that I have been briefed about is going on very well and I am sure you will get them.

“We will free those children and bring them back to their parents,” he said.

“We thank you for your sleepless nights to keep us safe”.

On the killing of soldiers in Delta State, the Minister described the incident as sad and unfortunate, and while sympathizing with families of the deceased soldiers, he assured that the perpetrators would be fished out and punished accordingly.

“We will find the killers of our soldiers and deal with them. You don’t kill our men and go scot-free, we will deal with them squarely.”

Speaking on the abduction of the 287 students of Kuriga, the Minister assured that there will be good news soon as all efforts and necessary measures were being put in place to rescue the school children.

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