Army: No coup plot against the presidency


President Buhari

The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday dismissed rumours of coup plot and urged Nigerians not to panic, as there was no such attempt.

The Director, Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, allayed the fear at a news conference attended by Spokesman of the army, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman and a representative of the Navy spokesman.

It would be recalled that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, recently warned officers and soldiers of the army not fraternise with politicians.

Enenche, therefore, said “in summary, I want to tell you, on behalf of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, that nobody should be afraid of any coup.

“The armed forces are totally loyal to the Commander-In-Chief, and are in complete subordination to civil authorities.

“We are out there administering our troops to remain focus and be conscious of oath of allegiance that we have taken…

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