Military Set to Begin Court Marital of Soldiers who participated in Maiduguri MutinyLatest News, News Monday, July 14th, 2014
From Oyewale Oyelola
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah has announced that the Military will soon commence court marital of soldiers who allegedly involved in the recent mutiny and making an attempt on the life of a superior officer.
Gen. Minimah dropped the hint in a chat with the journalists in Abuja Monday, after formal opening of the Chief of Army Staff, Third Quarter Conference 2014.
He disclosed that all officers who participated in the mutiny in Maiduguri have been identified and they would soon face Army court marital.
The COAS said, “On the issue of mutiny in Maiduguri, we have identified all the officers that participated in the mutiny and they would be Court Marital. We don’t tolerate indiscipline in the military, if you have any complaint, there are lay down rule to follow. It is act of indiscipline for officers to embark on mutiny for whatever reason.
“I call assure you that anybody find culpable will be punished in line with recommendation of the court marital”
He noted that Nigerian Army was getting new equipment to enable it fight the Boko Haram insurgency and terrorism in Nigeria.
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