POLITICIANS KITTING THUGS WITH UNIFORMS, ARMS TO IMPERSONATE SOLDIERS —ARMY
Written by Sunday Donwa on March 11, 2019
The army said it was in possession of credible intelligence that confirmed the kitting of political thugs with military uniforms and arming of same, to impersonate soldiers and perpetrate various crimes in the furtherance of the activities of their political bosses. “Sadly, these thugs have severally been wrongly viewed and addressed as real military personnel on various social and mainstream media channels including blogs, chat rooms and messaging platforms thereby bringing the reputation of the Nigerian Army on several occasions to disrepute.
The Nigerian Army would continue with the line of investigations being pursued to bring to successful prosecution, both the arrested impostors and their sponsors.” “In the interim, the Nigerian Army would continue to advice well-meaning citizens to avoid been used as tools in the hands of such wicked politicians who would go to any immoral length, including meeting out violence, to steal the mandate of the people. “Nobody’s selfish ambition is worth the life of an innocent Nigerian citizen”. “Additionally, the Nigerian Army would continue to use every opportunity available to remind Nigerians of its apolitical, neutral and non-partisan stance.
The Army would continue to
execute its constitutional responsibilities of providing aid to civil
authorities in order to create a safe and secure environment where real
democratic processes would thrive. “To this end, the Nigerian Army would gladly
welcome any information from the public about known or suspected
impostors/armed thugs being used to perpetrate violence in the society, for the
furtherance of the wicked ambitions of any criminal individual. “Please, be
assured that every such information would be treated with the highest level of