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“He had an unblemished career”



The Nigerian Military has denied report that late Main Udiandeye Jeremiah Udiadenye dedicated suicide as a result of he was being court docket martialed. 


The previous Battalion Commanding Officer who led the battle towards Boko Haram within the North East, took his life on Monday, Could 17, 2022. 


Earlier stories had claimed the Main killed himself on the premises of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, along with his service pistol lower than 72 hours to the decision of a court-martial making an attempt him for alleged army infractions throughout the warfare. 


Nonetheless, the Director of Military Public Relations, Brigadier Normal Onyema Nwachukwu, in an announcement on Wednesday, June 22, mentioned the report was not true, including that Udiandeye had an unblemished profession and was by no means court docket martialed earlier than his demise. 


“The Nigerian Military (NA) has noticed an obnoxious insinuation making the rounds on social media, alleging that late Main Udiandeye Jeremiah Udiadenye, terminated his life by means of suicide, as a result of he was being interrogated or investigated by a army court docket martial in 1 Division, Kaduna,” the assertion learn. 


“Having misplaced one among its most interesting officers, the authorities of the Nigerian Military really feel deeply involved that unscrupulous individuals beneath no matter guise would make use of such unhappy incidence to malign their very own Military. However, for the sake of posterity, it wants be talked about that the late senior officer had an unblemished profession within the army and by no means wanted to face any disciplinary course of.


“Till his demise, he was the Commanding Officer of 167 Particular Forces Battalion at Giri within the FCT from the place he led particular operations to numerous instructions together with 1 Division.


“An acceptable Board of Inquiry has been instituted to determine what led to the tragic incident and its report will information the NA on subsequent actions and measures to take to forestall a recurrence.


“The NA belongs to the Nigerian folks and stays obligated to work alongside established pointers as a accountable company entity. Most people is urged to ignore the ignorant piece making the rounds please.” 


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