- A Nigerian man, Bayo Adedosu, said members of the armed forces should be appreciated
- Bayo took to social media to narrate how he almost lost his younger brother who was serving as a British soldier
- According to the man, an ambush was laid for his younger brother's team during a tour of duty in Iraq
A Nigerian man identified as Bayo Adedosu has urged the people of the country to appreciate the armed forces for the work they do.
Bayo took to his Twitter page to disclose that his younger brother who is a British soldier survived an ambush that was laid for his team in Iraq during a tour of duty in 2008.
According to Bayo, his younger brother did tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. He said he could have lost the young man who was serving his country.
In his words:
"If you have had a family member who has been in the military & left without losing any parts of his body, you will respect your country & the military. I could have lost my brother in 2008 while serving his country. Let's appreciate those who sacrifice for us to have a country."
Tweeps soon flooded the comment section of Bayo's post to share their thoughts.
"Having your sibling(s) in the Military is a very high risk something o. Your level of alertness to any news in the area they are in at any given time na die. It is well with our Gallant Men and it is well with us their families too."
"God bless our military men.."
In similar news, a Nigerian woman has been hailed on social media for allowing three of her sons to join the Armed Forces despite giving birth to four.
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One of the woman's sons with the Twitter handle @3Star_GOD took to the social media platform to disclose that he and two of his brothers were allowed to join the military.
Sharing adorable photos of himself and his siblings, @3Star_GOD wrote:
"My Mama gave birth to 4 cute boys and she wholeheartedly gave out the hand of 3 in marriage to the Nigerian Armed Forces.. A strong woman she is."