Boko Haram GOC refutes mutiny among soldiers

The commanding officer, 7 Division of the army, denied the report in an interview with newsmen in Maiduguri.

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The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed speculations that soldiers of 21 Brigade in Bama shot indiscriminately and turned against their officers.

Brig.-Gen. Victor Ezegwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the army, denied the report in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.

“I want to assure that nothing like mutiny happened in Bama. Nothing happen. I just came back from Bama and nothing like that happened,” Ezegwu said.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that some online publications had reported that there was a complete breakdown of order and discipline at the 21 Brigade in Bama where soldiers complained of mistreatment and began to shoot indiscriminately.