A family is still yet to get over the death of their soldier brother who was killed by the Boko Haram insurgent sect.
A young man, Ikem Ohuku, whose cousin, Uchenna Agbo, a soldier, was killed by the dreaded Boko Haram sect in Borno State has penned a heart rending tribute for the departed, telling of the pain his family has been going through while those who were charged with providing weapons for the soldiers ended up sharing the money amongst themselves, sending the young men into the battle front without adequate arms.
Ohuku also posted a picture of some soldiers who were injured in the battle with the insurgents.
This piece will surely melt your heart.
Read it here:
"This young man was a third cousin of mine. His name, Uchenna Agbo. His friends called him EPELINGO. After secondary school, he elected to serve in the army. He was posted to fight Boko Haram in Borno State. Epelingo had no access to sophisticated weapons. But he kept telling our people he was committed to fighting the war till it ends.
At the time, Olisa Metuh and Dasuki plus Anenih and Jim Nwobodo et al, were sharing the money voted to equip him so he can succeed in liberating that beleaguered corner of his fatherland.
One day, his troop was overwhelmed by the superior firepower of Boko Haram. Uchenna died. His ageing mother is still mourning. So is his only brother, Nnaemeka and a host of us who are his relations.
But Olisa Metuh is alive and well, fighting for how he is going to NOT pay his share of the blood money. And fellows are here screaming human rights and protesting that Metuh was placed on handcuffs. I used to chat with Uchenna at least once a week on Facebook. I will never get to do that.
You see why I am angry? I will give 5000 handcuffs to have this my brother back!"
See photos of the wounded soldiers without limbs.
The wounded soldiers
Photo Credit: Facebook