Nigerian Army Acts on Teamnigeria4change’s Letter, Arrests Soldier For Disrespecting Sanwo-Olu

Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of a soldier who criticized Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state in a viral video.

The arrest is coming few hours after TeamNigeria4Change President, Otunba Bestman Nze-Jumbo implored Chief of Army Staff, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja to call his officers to order.

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Recall that Governor Sanwo-Olu last week ordered the arrest of a soldier and some commercial motorcyclists (Okada riders) for driving against the traffic on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.

A soldier later criticized the governor in a video for ordering the arrest of his colleague and three other motorcycle riders for riding against the flow of traffic on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.

The unidentified soldier criticized Sanwo-Olu for labeling a soldier “useless” in front of “bastard civilians.”

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Speaking on Tuesday, the Chief of Army Staff stated that the conduct of the soldier caught driving against traffic does not represent the entire Nigerian Army.

The unidentified soldier criticized Sanwo-Olu for labeling a soldier “useless” in front of “bastard civilians.”

Speaking on Tuesday, the Chief of Army Staff stated that the conduct of the soldier caught driving against traffic does not represent the entire Nigerian Army.

Lagbaja further disclosed that many viral videos showing soldiers criticizing the Lagos state governor were fake, clarifying that only one authentic video was investigated, and the unidentified soldier involved had been apprehended.

According to him, the Army has taken steps to instruct soldiers on how to behave in the different localities they are deployed.

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