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Joyous Moment Nigerian Soldier Reunites with Wife & Son [PHOTOS]

Joyous Moment Nigerian Soldier Reunites with Wife & Son [PHOTOS]

It was a moment of joy when some soldiers of Nigerian Army 29 Battalion who served in Operation Lafiya Dole, returned to their main unit in Portharcourt.

One special photo that touched the hearts of many is of a military dad meeting with his family after being away for an extended period. His wife and son couldn’t help but jump for joy into his waiting arms. Such a special moment.

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The return of the soldiers to their base follows a rotation policy being implemented by the chief of army staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai, to ensure that soldiers who have overstayed operating in the northeast are sent back home and replaced by fresh deployments.

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According to a statement by Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the deputy director army public relations, 6 division, the troops had served in various units under Operation Lafiya Dole where they contributed immensely to the successes of routing out and defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists in the north east.

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While welcoming the troops back to their base, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 division Nigerian Army, Major General EO Udoh, applauded the soldiers for their selfless sacrifices to the nation.

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General Udoh enjoined them to pray for their colleagues who are still in the theatre for God’s protection and continued victory over the remnants of the enemies of our great nation, Boko Haram terrorists.

We at MIM appreciate the sacrifices of the Military men and women and we pray for them.

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