Ohanaeze Ndigbo has expressed anger over the maltreatment of Ezeiruaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia, a Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in Cross River.
Fidelia is serving within the thirteenth Brigade Command of the Nigerian Military in Calabar, the state capital.
She was dehumanized by Lt. Chika Viola Anele, an assault that went viral after it was caught on digicam.
A press release on Friday by Ohaneze President in Cross River, Ugoji Nwabueze condemned the unprofessional act.
Nwabueze stated the incident positioned the integrity and public relations rules of the military earlier than the courtroom of public conscience.
The affiliation famous that in a democratic nation, the safety of the basic rights of residents is sacrosanct.
“Regardless of the peak of provocation, Anele crossed the purple line of decorum and decency anticipated of an officer of that degree”, Nwabueze famous.
He counseled the Brigade Commander for providing a direct investigation that led to the identification and arrest of the suspect.
Military spokesman, Brigadier Normal Onyema Nwachukwu, stated the officer’s behaviour was in opposition to established precepts of self-discipline.
“The NA condemns this unimaginable degree of infraction by personnel in its ranks. The officer’s actions have brought about the NA monumental embarrassment,” he fumed.
Nwachukwu introduced that Anele will endure regimental orders (trial) according to the extant provisions of the Armed Forces Act.
The Normal urged the general public to proceed to report abuses to Human Rights Desks in all Military formations.
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