Home / News From Nigeria / Local News / Army Vs Civilian: You Don’t Have Any Business With Internal Security, Army Chiefs Warn Governors Over #Amotekun
army chief

Army Vs Civilian: You Don’t Have Any Business With Internal Security, Army Chiefs Warn Governors Over #Amotekun

The recent warning by the Nigeria Military chiefs to state governors especially from South-west and south-south got people talking. This is coming after severally calls from Miyetti Allah to Federal Government and Nigerian Police to arrest any yoruba leader that supports Amotekun security initiative.

During a Joint Security Meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Villa, the Army Chief told the president that governors does not have any business dealing with Internal security issues in their respective states.

Armed forces are known and by law mandated to protect the nation from external interference or war except on an emergency crisis situation that have gone beyond police control. It is the constitutional duty of the Nigerian Police and other sister para-military outfit to help secure peace and order in the society internally.

Nigeria constitution gave the governors power as the Chief Security Officer of the various states to protect and safeguard lives and properties using any legal means available to them.

If the Army chiefs says otherwise, it means they lack the understanding of the constitution and does not know their responsibility as an institution.

Daily Newspaper

About AbubakarMuhd

Viral Video

Support Ooduarere

Scan QR code below to Donate Bitcoin to Ooduarere
Bitcoin address:

Check Also


Insecurity: Tinubu wants military to change tactics

President Bola Tinubu on Friday in Kaduna said Nigeria and the neighbouring countries in the Lake Chad region must display courage in reforming their military doctrine and change tactics to effectively fight insecurity. The President noted that the change in tactics had become necessary because the countries in the region were battling a “mobile and elusive irregular force” that disregarded established rules of warfare. Tinubu stated this at the graduation ceremony of Senior Course 45 of the Armed Forces Command ...