The Nigerian Army has warned foreign governments against interfering in Nigeria’s domestic issues. They described United Kingdom’s accusation of the military of undue involvement in the governorship election in Rivers State as baseless, untrue and capable of misleading unsuspected members of the public
Army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, advised that any allegation against the army must be confirmed from appropriate quarters before jumping to conclusions. In the statement, UK expresses concern over military involvement in Rivers poll
The Nigerian Army therefore, enjoined Foreign interests to be mindful of interfering in their internal affairs, especially when there is no credible evidence. Any allegation against the Nigerian Army must be confirmed from appropriate quarters before jumping to conclusions.
They stressed that the statement is totally baseless, untrue and, therefore, capable of misleading unsuspected members of the public, especially when there is no credible record of such involvement anywhere in Nigeria before, during and after the 2019 elections.
Nigerian Army, debunked such misrepresentation in order to set the record
straight. Stating that, the Nigerian Army has been globally applauded by many
individuals, foreign and local elections observers for its roles in creating an
enabling environment for a secure, transparent and peaceful conduct of the