Army Removes General Adeniyi as Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole
Lt. General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, has removed General Olusegun Adeniyi, who appeared in a viral video urging military authorities to supply them with weapons and accurate intelligence to combat Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East region.
ElombahNews gathered the General was removed for appearing in the viral video asking for weapons to fight boko haram terrorists.
SaharaReporters reports that Adeniyi is Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, who appeared in a viral video lamenting how his men were outgunned and ambushed while on an operation in Borno.
Several army generals would be removed on account of the viral video that caused the military authorities great embarrassment, the online media is reporting.
The Nigerian Army has in recent times suffered huge losses in the fight against Boko Haram due to lack of intelligence, sufficient weaponry to match the insurgents and neglect of troop welfare.
Terrorists recently ambushed and killed over 70 soldiers in Borno State.