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Anambra election: Nigerian Navy no longer political – Gen Nwachukwu

by Good News

Ahead of Saturday’s election, the Nigerian Navy (NA) has declared that the navy unit stays apolitical.

Director of Public Family, Brigadier Classic Onyema Nwachukwu made the clarification in an announcement Thursday night time.

The spokesman accused conflict retailers of plotting to discredit Navy’s constitutional role of assisting civil authority to form interior security when known as upon to assemble so.

Nwachukwu accused mischief makers of sharing a video on social media, alleging that squaddies had been escorting buses crammed with counterfeit voters into Anambra Screech.

The director said opposite to the deceptive claims, the buses in ask had been conveying INEC permanent and adhoc workers for the election.

“The Federal Ministry of Files and Culture has corroborated this space. We bustle the odd public to thrill brush apart the file, because it is clearly a misinformation.

“Our responsibility in the disclose right this moment is purely security-linked and in toughen of the Nigeria Police, which is the lead security company in the protection architecture of electioneering”, he noted.

Nwachukwu careworn that troops are guided by extant provisions of Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) Personnel Code of Conduct at some level of elections as successfully as the provisions of Armed Forces Act CAP A20 LFN 2004.

The Navy vowed to proceed to feature alongside these traces to form obvious that peace and security reign in the country.

“We’re going to be capable to remain apolitical and intensely expert in deeds and behavior for the state and pattern of democracy in Nigeria”, the commentary added.

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