Troopers (File photograph)
Nigerian authorities has been ordered to pay arrears of salaries and different entitlements to 244 troopers dismissed from the Nigerian Military in 2016.
The order was given by an Financial Group of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Courtroom which sat in Abuja on Thursday June 25, ordered the Nigerian authorities who have been dragged to courtroom by the troopers after being accused of allegedly abandoning the Boko Haram insurgency struggle and fleeing over alleged insufficient provision of arms and ammunition, demanded an enforcement of their basic human rights, together with the fitting to their salaries and entitlements.
Justice Keikura Bangura who rejected the troopers’ request to be reinstated into the military, upheld their utility that their sack violated their human rights, together with proper to work and honest listening to, Premium Occasions reported.
The ECOWAS courtroom which faulted the choice of the Nigerian Military to dismiss the troopers on Might 15, 2019, ordered the Nigerian authorities to pay all arrears of month-to-month allowances and salaries and different entitlements of the affected troopers as much as January 2016.