The Nigerian Army has redeployed a senior commander who appeared in a viral video complaining about poor equipping of troops after an attack by Boko Haram left dozens of soldiers dead.
Olusegun Adeniyi, a major-general and commander of operation lafiya dole, Nigeria’s counter-terrorism headquarters in Maiduguri, was redeployed from Headquarters Theatre Command OPLD Maiduguri to NARC as Senior Research Fellow on Monday.
The development is coming barely 48 hours after Mr Adeniyi was seen in a video complaining about the brazen nature of Boko Haram attacks on troops. .
He also complained that insurgents were outgunning troops and an intelligence failure was responsible for an attack that left dozens of soldiers killed last week.