Killers of troopers in Delta gained’t go unpunished, Tinubu vows

Killers of troopers in Delta gained’t go unpunished, Tinubu vows

President Bola Tinubu says the killers of Nigerian Military personnel who had been on a peace mission in Delta State is not going to go unpunished.

Not less than 16 Nigerian troopers had been killed on a mission to douse clashes between two communities within the South-South state of Delta.

The troops from the 181 Amphibious Battalion deployed within the Bomadi area, had been on a peace-keeping mission in Okuoma neighborhood once they had been killed on Thursday, March 14, stated Brigadier Basic Tukur Gusau stated in a press release on Saturday.

Fifteen our bodies of the troopers had been reportedly recovered by troopers of the Joint Process Pressure underneath the supervision of Basic Officer Commanding 6 Division, Nigerian Military, Main Basic Jamal Abdussalam.

Responding to the event, Tinubu stated, “The cowardly offenders answerable for this heinous crime is not going to go unpunished,” in a press release he personally signed on Sunday.

“The Defence Headquarters and Chief of Defence Employees have been granted full authority to carry to justice anyone discovered to have been answerable for this unconscionable crime in opposition to the Nigerian folks

“Because the Commander-in-Chief, I be a part of all well-meaning Nigerians and the women and men of our armed forces to mourn and categorical my profound grief over the useless demise of our gallant troopers,” he affirmed.

He additionally prolonged “profound condolences to the households of those fallen troopers, their colleagues and their family members.”

The President stated the Delta killings reveal the hazards confronted by Nigerian servicemen and ladies within the line of responsibility.

He asserted that as a nation, Nigerians should always keep in mind and honour all those that have paid the final word value to maintain the nation protected, robust and united.

The officers and males who died in Okuama neighborhood, Tinubu stated, have joined the pantheon of nice women and men who gave their all, with honour, within the service of their fatherland.

He famous, “Members of our armed forces are on the coronary heart and the core of our nationhood.”

Subsequently “Any assault on them is a direct assault on our nation. We is not going to settle for this depraved act.”

“I salute their heroism, braveness, and unusual grit and patriotism.

“My authorities is not going to relent till we obtain peace and tranquillity in each a part of Nigeria.

“Might God proceed to bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria and maintain the members of our armed forces protected,” he concluded.

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