ECOWAS Orders Nigeria Government to Pay Dismissed Soldier


On Thursday June 25 the Economic Community of West Africa States
ECOWAS Court which day in Abuja had requested the Nigerian government to pay unpaid debts of pay rates and different privileges to 244 officers excused from the Nigerian Army in 2016.

The officers who hauled the Nigerian
government to court in the wake of being blamed for supposedly relinquishing the Boko Haram rebellion battle and escaping over asserted insufficient arrangement of arms and ammunition.

They requested an implementation of their crucial human rights, including the right to their pay rates and qualifications.

According to Premium Times that Justice Keikura Bangura who dismissed the warriors’ solicitation to be reestablished into the military, maintained their application that their sack abused their human rights, including option to work and reasonable
hearing.

The ECOWAS court which blamed the choice
of the Nigerian Army to excuse the warriors on May 15, 2019, requested the Nigerian government to pay all overdue debts of month to month recompenses and pay rates and other qualifications of the influenced fighters up to January 2016.

Updated on June 26, 2020 at 4:11 PM and categorized under Today News Updates

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