As the insecurity increase in the South East, the Nigerian Army makes fresh moves to combat the activities of unknown gunmen, ESN and IPOB.
NEWS MAIL NG reports that due to the continued destruction of Government properties in the South East, a reports by SaharaReporters reveals the new measures the Buhari led government is activating to deal with this.
According to a report made by Saharareporters, the Nigerian army has on Wednesday sent reinforcement from the North-East to help fight agitators in the South-East region. The reinforcement team included the dreaded 231 Battalion. The 231 Battalion as of January 2021 was led by a southerner identified as Lt, Col. M.E. Obi, who is well versed with the terrain of the southeast region. It is however uncertain whether Col. Obi will be leading the battalion to the southeast again. Here is an extract from an interview granted to Sahararepoeters, “Yes, some troops are moving from the North-East to the South-East as reinforcements. They started moving from Wednesday. Among them are those from the 231 Tank Battalion; they are believed to be more trained in quelling uprisings,” a top source confirmed, according to Saharareporters.
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This post has so far attracted much attention as many Nigerians are reacting to it. The majority thinks that this is a good move from the military. They however begged that innocent citizens should be spared and protected.
What do you think?.
• Do you think that the military did the right thing?.
• Do you think that the military shouldn’t have sent the 231 Tank Battalion to the southeast?.