Nigerian Army says it is investigating alleged soldiers attack on Rivers commissioner’s home

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The Nigerian Army has responded to reports that soldiers allegedly invaded the home of the Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Dr Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja on Thursday.

According to a press statement, the Nigerian Army implied that it was not aware of the incidence, which was captured on CCTV footage.

See the Army’s statement below:

“The Nigerian Army (NA) has observed some CCTV footages in circulation on social media and other online platforms, allegedly showing soldiers of the NA and other security agents invading the residence of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education, Hon. Dr. Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja.

“The NA has started conducting a comprehensive forensic investigation of the footages to authenticate the validity or otherwise of the claims to guide its further actions.

“In the view of these allegations, the NA, for the umpteenth time, categorically reiterate its position in the entire conduct of the 2019 General elections as severally and consistently espoused and
directed by the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai which is – “NA is apolitical, neutral, impartial and will not compromise its constitutional roles under any guise”

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