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Military to retire soldiers with ‘divided loyalty’

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Nigeria’s army excessive command has directed that each one ‘troopers with divided loyalty or disgruntled or unmotivated personnel’ within the military, navy and the air drive needs to be retired.

 

Day by day Belief reported that the directive was given in a memo signed on behalf of the Chief of Defence Employees, Gen. Fortunate Irabor, by Chief of Defence Administration on the Defence Headquarters, Rear Admiral Muhammed Nagenu.

 

In accordance with the army authorities, “disgruntled and unmotivated” officers and troopers now not exhibit a excessive stage of undivided loyalty and the presence of thoughts required for army operations.

 

It partly learn; 

 

“In view of the above, deployments of such personnel don’t profit the Providers and are in truth counter-productive.

“Consequently, on the identification of disgruntled or unmotivated personnel, Providers are suggested to take steps to compulsorily discharge or retire such personnel according to extant legal guidelines.”

 

It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not the disgruntled officers have been being profiled for involvement in mutiny or some other unwholesome acts.

 

Director, Defence Data, Maj. Gen. Jimmy Akpor, in a phone interview with the information outlet stated the memo was to make sure self-discipline throughout the armed forces. Akpor who didn’t disclose the variety of officers that may be affected, maintained that it was not focused at anyone.

 

He stated; 

 

“Be assured that the Nigerian Army is a self-regulating organisation that holds tenaciously to the most effective practices of administration. The so-called memo is saying the plain as even civil organisations wouldn’t preserve disgruntled parts.”

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