The Nigerian military men who are at the heart of battling the Boko Haram insurgency in Maiduguri have cried out to President Jonathan. Their grouse is that the top echelon of the military have refused to release their pension funds which they are entitled to.
They said a directive had been issued by the National Assembly since three years ago for the money to be paid to them. They were surprised at why they were yet to get paid. They said they needed the money to solve pressing family issues. The money amounts to about N120,000 per soldier. Is this the way to boost the morale of these gallant men?
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