The theatre commander of Operations Lafiya Dole Major-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo has inaugurated a court-martial to try 21 soldiers for various offences in Maiduguri Borno State
Benson said the offences committed were administrative and operational in nature.
The general court-martial is headed by Brig.-Gen Abdulahi Ibrahim at Maimalanri Cantonment in Maiduguri.
He urged the president of court-martial to ensure fairness, equity and justice in discharging the duty. According to him, this decision under his command was conferred to him under section 131 sub-section 2 (d) of the Army Forces act cap (a) 20 laws of federation Nigeria 2004.