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Buratai receives c’ttee reports on rights abuse, establishment of Army University

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…Jude Johnson

The Nigerian Army Special Board of Enquiry on allegations of Human Rights abuse against some personnel of the Nigerian Army has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement said the report was submitted to Buratai on Wednesday, at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.

Usman recalled that the Special Board of Inquiry which was headed by a former Director of Military Intelligence, Major General AT Jibrin (rtd), was inaugurated on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

In another development, he stated that the committee for the establishment of the Nigerian Army University Biu, also submitted its report to the COAS.

Lt-Gen Buratai and Committee Members

The Army Spokesperson recalled that the committee to ensure the smooth upgrading of the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) to a full pledged university was inaugurated recently which was headed by Major General MA Efevbokhan (rtd).

He listed other members include the Commandant of NAITES, Major General CO Ojo, the Director General, Nigerian Army Education Corps, Brigadier General LF Abdullahi, a senior lecturer at the National Defence College, Brigadier General A Dadan-Garba (rtd), Professor UA Mohammed, Alhaji Kalli Kori and Colonel AO Agwu, the Secretary of the Committee.

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