A young military officer has returned home to a warm embrace from his mother after being deployed to the battlefront.
In a video making the rounds online, he could be seen marching gleefull after seeing the woman who gave birth to him.
The soldier revealed that he has been on the frontline battling insurgents with his colleagues in uniform.
On reuniting with his mum, he marched towards her in front of their home and gave her a military salute after which they hugged.
”Seeing my mum again after one year in frontline”, he captioned the video.
Watch the heartwarming video below:
In other news, some Army men allegedly assaulted three police officers in Lagos state for arresting a man who turned out to be a soldier.
It was gathered that soldiers attached to Abalti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos State, brutalised the policemen after they seized their colleague’s motorcycle for defying the state government’s ban on Okada.
It was gathered that the man (Army officer) was driving his okada around Ojuelegba to link the barracks when the police officers accosted him.
The policemen that arrested him consisted of two inspectors, a police constable, an other low ranking officers.
The incident happened on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
Sources said that the police attached to the Surulere Police Division, were planning to convey the arrested soldier and his motorcycle to the station when no fewer than 20 soldiers stormed the premises.
A source, who spoke on Thursday, said; “When they got there, they started attacking the policemen till they were able to set the man that was arrested free. They also dispossessed the policemen of the seized motorcycle and went away with it.
“The man that was arrested did not wear uniform, but after the attack, he and the soldiers entered the Abalti Barracks. That is why it is believed that he is also a soldier. The incident happened around 10.30pm on Wednesday. But immediately they spotted police reinforcement, the soldiers took to their heels and ran into the barracks.”
It was also learnt that the military men were in their uniform, while others wore mufti. The injured policemen were taken to the Randle General Hospital for treatment.