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Reality Bites For Sergeant Rogers… Crippled, Begs For Survival

Reality Bites For Sergeant Rogers… Crippled, Begs For Survival
February 03
17:53 2019

It is not likely that a cross-section of Nigerians has forgotten the face and name of Barnabas Mshelia Jabila, the acquitted, self-confessed killer of Kudirat Abiola, wife of he presumptive winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola. Sergeant Rogers, as he was more popularly known, was a member of the deadly Strike Force; a specially trained military squad used by Major Hamzat Al-Mustapha, then Chief Security Officer to late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, to protect the despot.

Because of his confessions to the June 1996 assassination of Mrs Abiola among other crimes perpetrated during the Abacha regime, he became the prosecution witness during the trial of Al Mustapha and the other accused. Since his own release, Sgt. Rogers has been virtually anonymous, leading a very quiet life in Abuja. However, a recent accident along the Jos – Abuja expressway, which almost snuffed the life out of the heavily bearded sharp shooter, has now confined him to the wheelchair. Sgt. Rogers was taken round hospitals in Abuja for treatment but at the end of the day, he has had to live with the reality that he would be paralysed forever. Things are reportedly so bad for him that he now depends on people for survival.

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3 Comments

  1. tunjiokekunle
    tunjiokekunle February 04, 08:43

    Your comment..Nothing much to say about Rogers, no one is running after him with guns & bullet’s, don’t let’s forget, there was a time when the flies bite the man on his cancerous wound, no one talks, when the man begins to protect himself against same flies by eating , why the noise? Kudirats children are still mourning their lovely late mother today,,,,,I will be here sympathising with Spiritually condemned ROGERS?

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  2. Uyi
    Uyi February 05, 23:52

    Your comment..everything in life has a reward

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  3. skiddo
    skiddo February 06, 11:46

    Your comment..I hope all power mongers will learn from this unfortunate man. he thought he is obeying order at the time he did what himself admit he does. He has been used & dumped.He should pray for forgiveness.

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