Nigeria: Atiku Calls For Investigation Over Alleged Secret Burial Of Soldiers

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The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar has called for a judicial commission of inquiry headed by a non-partisan and reputable jurist, to investigate the alleged burial of 1,000 soldiers killed by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Atiku, a former Vice President said that the alleged cover-up of the deaths of one thousand soldiers is a national emergency that should shock all statesmen and leaders of thoughts.This was contained in a statement issued by his Media Office in Abuja.

In the statement, Atiku said Nigerians deserve to know the truth of the matter, adding he was shocked that such could happen under a democratic regime.

He advised that the panel of inquiry should comprise distinguished former military officers in order to investigate and report to Nigerians the true state of the war on terror and what must be done to ensure Nigeria brings a speedy end to the ongoing insurgency.

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