COAS orders probe of DHQ director, others’ alleged brutality by troopers

COAS orders probe of DHQ director, others’ alleged brutality by troopers
COAS orders probe of DHQ director, others’ alleged brutality by soldiers

COAS orders probe of DHQ director, others’ alleged brutality by troopers

The Chief of Military Workers, Lieutenant Normal Taoreed Lagbaja, has ordered an investigation into the maltreatment of a civilian employees member of the Ministry of Defence on the Command Secondary Faculty, Ipaja, Lagos.

Earlier on Tuesday, civilian employees members beneath the Joint Government Council of the Ministry of Defence shut down the headquarters of the ministry in Abuja over the alleged brutalisation of their members by troopers.

The council’s president, Didam Joel, highlighting a few of the incidents of “brutalisation” by the troopers, acknowledged that an assistant director was brutalised by troopers on the faculty.

He additional acknowledged that every one civilian employees of the Ministry of Defence nationwide have withdrawn their companies.

In response, the Director of Military Public Relations, Main Normal Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed in an announcement on Tuesday that Lagbaja has directed the Provost Marshal of the Military to conduct a complete and neutral investigation into the incident.

The assertion learn, “In response to the latest considerations raised by the Affiliation of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria concerning the therapy of civilian staff at Command Secondary Faculty Ipaja, the Chief of Military Workers, Lieutenant Normal Taoreed Lagbaja, has taken decisive motion to deal with the state of affairs.

“The Chief of Military Workers, in his unwavering dedication to upholding the rights of all personnel, together with civilian employees, has directed the Provost Marshal (Military) to conduct a radical and neutral investigation into the unlucky incident on the Command Secondary Faculty Ipaja, Lagos.

“The investigation will comprehensively handle all allegations raised by the ASCSN, with a deal with making certain accountability and justice for all events concerned.”

Within the assertion, the Nigerian Military mentioned it’s dedicated to upholding the rights of all personnel, together with civilian employees, and fostering a optimistic working atmosphere.

“Whereas acknowledging that misunderstandings or miscommunications might happen, the continuing investigation goals to offer readability and implement vital measures to stop comparable incidents sooner or later,” it added.

The Military additional disclosed that it’s partaking with the Ministry of Defence and the ASCSN to deal with any excellent points and promote a cordial working relationship.

It additionally urged all events concerned within the incident to chorus from making untimely judgments or spreading misinformation whereas the investigation progresses.

The assertion added, “At present, the NA is actively partaking with the Ministry of Defence and the ASCSN to deal with any excellent points and promote a cordial working relationship and industrial concord.

“Because the investigation progresses, the NA urges all events to chorus from making untimely judgments or spreading misinformation.

“Belief within the course of is crucial, and the NA is assured that the investigation will present a transparent and correct understanding of the state of affairs to facilitate acceptable and truthful actions.

“We admire the persistence and understanding of all stakeholders, as we diligently work to deal with these considerations.”

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