See List: Over 200 Nigerian soldiers resigns to alleging corruption, low morale, etc.

The names of 243 Nigerian Army soldiers in the Northeast and other operational units who have requested the Army Chief of Staff, General Faruk Yahaya, for voluntary retirement have been revealed.

The actions of the soldiers involved come amid worsening security problems with which the military is currently battling in most parts of the country.

In an exclusive reports by Saharah Reporters on Thursday stated that the soldiers, drawn from various armies around the country, are all junior officers who are primarily fighting against terrorists and rebels.

The soldiers complain that they are forced to clash with Boko Haram fighters, adding that low morale and an unwillingness to continue fighting have allowed terrorists to tear down several military camps recently.

The Army Chief of Staff has since approved their official withdrawal.

They complained of being abandoned and accused the military authorities of keeping them at the front after their authorized stay.

However, none of them have reached retirement age or the required number of years of service.

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