Confusion In Nigeria Army
How We Received Order Not To Repel Boko Haram Attack On Borno town.
A military source has unveiled why the Nigerian Army of 5 Brigade and 145 Battalion were resisted not repel Boko Haram attack on Damasak town, Borno State despite heavy military presence.
While giving this reports, he explained that the Brigadier General, S. S. Tilawan had asked soldiers to stay back rather than attack the terrorists who invaded Damasak town on Saturday.
According to him, the Boko Haram militants had come through the town where civilians are residing making it difficult for the fighter aircraft to strike.
He further state that the airforce personnel had monitored the movement of the terrorists and informed foot soldiers who ought to tactically combat the attack.
However, the military source added that S. S. Tilawan asked soldiers to retreat, giving the terrorists a smooth operation.
The Boko Haram terrorists came through Damasak town and started the attack from 4:04pm to 8pm. The attack lasted for that long, the Boko Haram militants came through the town where civilians live. The airforce personnel tried, they were there on time to attack Boko Haram but couldn't because of civilians, he said.