The COAS ordered that the soldier be pardoned and released on Saturday after eleven days in detention..”
Many elated Nigerians on social media are excited because the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, ordered the immediate launch of a detained lady soldier, Private Sofiyat Akinlabi.
The COAS ordered that the soldier be pardoned and launched on Saturday after eleven days in detention.
She turned into held on December 14, 2021, after she publicly commonplace the marriage suggestion of a teenagers corper really identified as Remi on the National Youth Service Corps Orientation Camp in Yikpata, Kwara State.
Many Nigerians and civil society businesses had since called for her release and littered social media with photographs of male infantrymen featuring to their love pastimes in uniform.
Also, petitions on Change.Org platform calling for her launch had attracted over 10,000 signatures.
The circle of relatives of the corper had additionally appealed to the army authorities to pardon Akinlabi, pronouncing the duo met 3 years in the past in Abeokuta where they commenced their love existence.
In what regarded as a Christmas present to the family and plenty of Nigerians, the COAS ordered the release of the romantic soldier on Saturday.
Taking to social media, many excited customers hailed the COAS and declared that wedding plans need to commence forthwith.
A Facebook person, Aliyat Aliyat enthused, “Romantic soldier, let’s begin the wedding plans.”
“Now, we will start the marriage plans,” Itoro Orok sponsored Aliyat.Another consumer, Onomo Oghenekevwe said, “Good information at ultimate! I need (to) buy asoebi and consume rice. The Army ought to sponsor the marriage.”
“I will offer men in healthy,” wrote Obinna Okoro.
“Christmas present to her family!” Oyedele Adediji said..”