“The soldiers are all there in Jaji cantonment awaiting their turns to be screened by the committee and whoever scales through might be recalled. It was their prayer that if General Muhammadu Buhari becomes president, he might recall them. These soldiers are trained and it is very dangerous and wasteful if the federal government terminates their employments,” the source said.
One of the soldiers who pleaded anonymity, insisted that the army authorities refused to provide adequate arms and ammunition to fight the insurgents.
Efforts to get the reaction of the army authorities before press time were futile.