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Army Reacts To Viral Video Of Invasion Of Commissioner’s Residence By Security Operatives In Rivers

Nigerian-ArmyThe Nigerian Army has said that it will probe an alleged invasion of residence of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education by some security operatives.

In a statement by its spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, the Army said it would not hesitate to punish any of its personnel involved in any such act as they have been told in clear terms the rules of engagement regarding the ongoing electoral exercise across the nation.

Below is the full statement by the army:

The NA has observed some CCTV footages in circulation on social media and other online platforms, allegedly showing soldiers of the NA, other security agents invading the residence of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education, Hon. Dr. Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja.

The NA, for the umpteenth time, reiterate its position in the entire conduct of 2019General elections as severally and consistently espoused and directed by COAS which is – “NA is apolitical,neutral, impartial and will not compromise its constitutional roles under any guise”.

The NA has started conducting a comprehensive forensic investigation of the footages to authenticate the validity or otherwise of the claims to guide its further actions.

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