Post #EndSARs: Nigerians should continue to trust military – Chief of Defence Staff

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The 300-level student of the university conspired with others, now at large, and allegedly murdered Ataga by stabbing him severally with a kitchen knife at a short service apartment in Lagos.

The 300-level student of the university conspired with others, now at large, and allegedly murdered Ataga by stabbing him severally with a kitchen knife at a short service apartment in Lagos.

General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defense Staff, on Tuesday in Benin said Nigerians should continue to trust the Armed Forces in spite of reports making the rounds of the Army indictment in the #EndSARs protest at Lekki last year.

Irabor, fielding questions from reporters, said that this was because the Armed Forces were not the police, adding that the Armed Forces were only called out when there is the need to.

He noted that the #EndSARs report, released by the Lagos state panel in his view, was released through a wrong channel.

According to him, whether it’s a true report, I can’t tell. But I will like to indicate that the normal procedure is to have such a report submitted to the convening authority.

“Then there will be a white paper presented based on which one can then make informed comment.

“But whatever it is, currently, I will like to indicate that the Armed Forces of Nigeria is a professional armed Forces  which remain committed to…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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