Army strikes to root out disloyal personnel



    Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai
    Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai

    By Johnson Eyiangho

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has warned that any act of disloyalty, disobedience to constituted authority and insubordination by personnel of the Nigerian Army would henceforth be decisively handled.

    Buratai additional warned that defaulters can be proven the way in which out of the military.

    The Chief of military workers spoke on Thursday at Jaji, on the Passing out Parade and Commissioning for 205 officer cadets of “Executive Commission Course VII” of Nigerian Army School of Infantry.

    “The Nigerian Army is presently taking inventory and present process a interval of self-appraisal.

    “Therefore, there’s zero tolerance for indiscipline and unprofessional conduct.

    “You have all taken your oath of allegiance to be loyal first to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, thereafter to the Nigerian Army and down the road.

    “Consequently, I command you to avail your self with the authorized Harmonized Terms and Conditions of Service because it applies to your Commission.

    “The Nigerian Army is strictly guided by this doc in its engagements and re-engagement of its personnel.

    “I additionally want to emphasise that as an expert Army, there are established channels of communication on the subject of official issues, correspondences and even expression of grievances.

    “You are to be guided by these channels throughout your career,” Buratai stated.

    He charged the newly commissioned cadets to contribute their quota to the military’s efforts at preserving the nationwide safety.

    Buratai famous that their commissioning was coming at a interval when the military was consolidating on the beneficial properties of a number of years of intensive safety problem within the North East, North Central and South South areas.