Insurgency: Don’t Fear any Bullet, Defence Minister Tells Troops Fighting Boko Haram

Insurgency: Don’t Fear any Bullet, Defence Minister Tells Troops Fighting Boko Haram

- Those who will be killed by bullets will die by it, according to Nigeria's defence minister

- As a result of this, Magashi Bashir urged troops fighting terrorists to have no fear

- The minister made this disclosure when he visited Maiduguri, the Borno state capital

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Bullets will kill you if it is your destiny to be killed by it - this is the implication of the Defence Minister, Magashi Bashir's statement to troops fighting terrorist in Borno state.

Specifically, the minister charged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole not to fear any bullet from the terrorists, Channels TV reports.

Insurgency: Don’t Fear Any Bullet, Defence Minister Tells Troops Fighting Boko Haram
Soldiers have been urged not to fear bullets. Photo: (Photo: @GenMagashi)
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He said this when he visited the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, on Sunday, April 18, The Nation added.

Bashir said:

“Don’t fear any bullet, the bullet will come and it will go, If you are not meant to die by a bullet you will never die but if you are meant to die by a bullet, even in your bedroom bullet will come and reach you, which is what I experienced during service.”

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Legit.ng had reported that following the activities of Boko Haram in Damasak, a town in Borno, the Nigerian defence minister, Bashir Magashi, alongside some service chiefs, stormed Maiduguri, the state capital on Sunday, April 18.

Magashi left Abuja on Sunday with the chief of defence staff, General Lucky Irabor and other security chiefs.

The minister and the military heads were received upon their arrival in Maiduguri by Major-General Faruk Yahaya, the theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole.

Also, soldiers of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have killed five armed bandits who attacked a community in Makurdi local government area of Benue state.

The soldiers raided the bandits’ hideouts within the borders of Benue and Nasarawa states on Saturday, April 17.

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Legit.ng gathered that the bandits had earlier attacked Anune villagers, a rural community in the outskirts of Makurdi LGA, and allegedly killed an unspecified number of people.

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A witness said a military helicopter was seen hovering around the affected village between 9am and 10am on Saturday just as soldiers and police moved around in trucks.

Source: Legit

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