Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Army Gives Reason Why 38 officers Were Sacked

It has been revealed that apart from involvement in the controversial $2.1 billion arms deal allegedly supervised by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), political partisanship, money laundering and corruption including purchase of choice houses abroad are among the transgressions that allegedly cost 38 officers their jobs in the Nigerian Army.

The aggrieved officers vowed to use all available legal means to fight their “untimely retirement from service.” They challenged the army authorities to produce evidence of their trial.

The affected officers included 

Major-Generals 
F. O. Alli, Atewe,
 I. N. Ijoma, L. C. Ilo, 
TC Ude, Letam Wiwa, 
SD Aliyu, M.Y Ibrahim, 
LC Ilo and 
O. Ejemai.

Others were 
Brigadier-Generals 
D. M. Onoyeveta, 
A. S. O. Mormoni Bashir, 
A.S.H Sa’ad, A. I. Onibasa, 
D. Abdusalam, L.M. Bello, 
KA Essien, 
B. A. Fiboinumama and I. M. Lawson.

Also affected were Cols. I. O. Ahhachi, 
P. E. Ekpeyong, 
T. T. Minimah, 
O. U. Nwonkwo, and F. D. Kayode, 

Lt-Cols C. O. Amadi, 
K. O. Adimogha, 
T. E. Arigbe, 
O. A. Baba Ochankpa, 
D. B. Dazang, 
O. C. Egemole, 
Enemchukwu, 
A. Mohammed, 
A. S. Mohammed, 
G. C. Nyekwu, 
T. O. Oladintoye, 
 C. K. Ukoha and Major A. T. Williams.