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Nigerian Army to probe alleged involvement of soldiers in hotel manager’s death


The Nigerian Military has assured of an investigation into the alleged unprofessional conduct of a few of its personnel within the tragic loss of life of a lodge supervisor in Umuahia, Abia.

The Director, Military Public Relations, Maj.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, gave the reassurance in an announcement on Sunday in Abuja.

Nwachukwu stated the Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, had promptly ordered a complete investigation to determine the info and convey to guide, anybody discovered culpable.

He additionally conveyed the condolences of the Nigerian military to households of the deceased supervisor, Mr Achimugu James Etubi and the Nigerian Air Pressure Officer Cadet, Emmanuel Chidiebere Onyemereche.

Nwachukwu assured the general public that each effort could be made to make sure that justice was served.

“The military is dedicated to upholding the very best requirements of professionalism and self-discipline, and due to this fact, any personnel discovered culpable of wrongdoing will face acceptable authorized sanctions.

“Moreover, the Nigerian military reaffirms its unwavering dedication to safeguarding the safety of all residents,” he stated.

It was alleged that some personnel of the Nigerian military had brutally killed one of many part managers of Lodge Royal Damgrete, Umuahia, the place a Nigerian Air Pressure cadet reportedly drowned within the swimming pool.

The report stated the deceased supervisor was reportedly tortured to loss of life by the troopers on Friday morning on the army barracks.

It alleged that a military Main who was reportedly investigating the unlucky incident ordered troopers together with one of many Cadet officers to beat 4 lodge employees that had been invited for interrogation to stupor.

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