Nigerians On Twitter Show Appreciation To The Nigerian Troops With #ThankASoldier Campaign

December 7, 2015
Uniformed men and women have abandoned the comfort of their homes and families to stand at the war front against terrorism. They sacrificed blood, sweat and also put their lives on the line for so many people they have never met.

As a show of gratitude for selfless service, the Anakle team initiated a Military appreciation campaign from the 4th to 10th of December, both on and off social media.

They launched the Thank A Soldier hashtag on Twitter and are topping that with an end-of-the-year party at Bonny camp.

Nigerians on Twitter responded to the hashtag and tweeted their thanks. Here are some of them:

https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/671720661463801856

…Our relentless men in uniform.

https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/672698153834033152

Prayers were offered for them.

Our security is courtesy of their efforts.

https://twitter.com/akintonmide/status/671680873935319040

Family and friends of the troops shared their thanks too.

On civilian harassment.

Remembering fallen soldiers.

Politics came to play as usual but the tweets were slammed.

And the thanks were well received

…They took cool selfies too.

Salute!

Featured Image By Chine Ezekwesili.
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