DHQ Releases Fresh Documentary on Personnel Killed in Delta, Video Emerges

DHQ Releases Fresh Documentary on Personnel Killed in Delta, Video Emerges

  • The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has released a documentary detailing the burial of the murdered military personnel in Delta state
  • On Thursday, March 14, 17 Nigerian soldiers on a peace mission were murdered at the Okuama community in the Ugheli South LGA of Delta state
  • The military has vowed to fish out the perpetrators of the crime and ensure that justice is served

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FCT, Abuja - The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has released a solemnized documentary of the military personnel murdered in the Okuama community of Ugheli South local government of Delta state.

In a short documentary released on its social media page on Thursday, March 28, the defence headquarters mourned the departed personnel buried at the army cemetery in Abuja on Wednesday, March 27.

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The Nigerian Defecece Headquarters has released a video documentary about the military personnel killed in Okuama community in Ugheli South local government of Delta state
Army releases video documentary of killed personnel in Delta state Photo Credit: Defence HQ Nigeria
Source: Twitter

President Bol Tinubu, at the burial ceremony of the deceased, gave scholarships to the university levels to the children of the murdered officers and soldiers and vowed to ensure that justice was served to the military.

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The chief of defence staff, General Christopher G. Musa, said the military will not relent in getting to the root of the matter. His statement reads in part:

"The perpetrators of violence who seek to sow discord and fear among our people know this; our resolve will not waver."

APC chieftain reacts

Speaking on President Tinubu's directive to the military to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous crime, Obidike Chukwuebuka, a member of the APC, said he was behind the president for the directive,

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"To me, I support Mr. President on this."

How army discovers bodies of slain soldiers

In the early hours of Saturday, March 16, fourteen lifeless bodies of some murdered soldiers were recovered by military operatives on patrol at the Okuama community.

Some of the corpses whose faces were covered were reported to have been dismembered. Some of their heads were not there, while others had their stomach and heard ripped off.

Also found dead were a commanding officer and two majors. Their bodies were reportedly found floating on the riverbanks in the community.

See the documentary here:

Delta Killing: DHQ declares eight suspects wanted

Legit.ng earlier reported that the defence headquarters in Nigeria had declared eight persons as wanted about the killings of 17 soldiers in the Okuama community of Delta state.

The military published the names and photos of the suspects on its social media page on Thursday morning.

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This came barely 24 hours after President Bola Tinubu honoured the murdered soldiers' children with federal government scholarships to the university level, among others.

Source: Legit.ng

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