In a series of tweets posted on his timeline, the former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode has accused the Minister of Defence, Gen. Mansur Mohammed Dan Ali and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, of conducting the secret burial of Nigerian soldiers killed during recent gun battle with Boko Haram.
He argued that the secret burial of the soldiers show that the government is not concern about honouring the dead soldiers.
Here are the tweets posted on Fani-Kayode’s handle:
“The most reprehensible thing that our government can do is to cover-up the fact that 105 of our soldiers were killed by Boko Haram in battle.It is evil”.
“A soldier ought to be honored in death and this is especially so if he dies in the course of doing his duty and fighting for his nation”.
“The government has not only dishonored them by not acknowledging their sacrifice but they have also buried them in the wilderness like rabid dogs”
“This is wickedness of the highest order and Pres. Buhari, his Chief of Army Staff and his Min. of Defence should bury their heads in shame”.
“I am outraged by the fact that a soldier will sacrifice his life for his country yet the citizens of that country don’t even appreciate it.”