Army dismisses 2 soldiers over killing of popular cleric, Sheikh Aisami
The Nigerian Army has dismissed two of its officers attached to 241 Recce Battalion, Nguru, Yobe State, after ascertaining their guiltiness on two-count charge.
According to the Acting Commanding Officer of the Battalion, Lt. Col. Ibrahim Abdullahi Osabo, the suspects were found guilty on two-count charge; namely: failure to perform military duties; and conduct to prejudice of service discipline.
The suspects had their ranks reduced from lance corporal to private before their complete dismissal.
Recall that police in Yobe State apprehended Lance Corporal John Gabriel with service number N/A13/69/1522 and Lance Corporal Adamu Gideon N/A13/70/6552, both attached to 241 Recce Battalion, Nguru, Yobe State after allegedly killing a renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Goni Aisami in cold blood.