Enough of killings in Adamawa, Benue, Taraba a�� Army

By Chuks Oyema-Aziken
The Nigeria Army has warned against the endless and senseless killings and wanton destruction of property in Adamawa, Benue and Taraba states.
It described the orgy of violence as disturbing and no longer acceptable.
In a statement the Army authorities issued on Sunday, they warned the perpetrators of the heinous crimes to desist forthwith or face the wrath of the law.
The Army said that it was working with “sister services and other security agencies to identify and arrest all those involved regardless of their position in the society, including government functionaries”
The statement read: “We would like to unequivocally reiterate that the Army Headquarters warns the arsonists and the killers to stop or face decisive action by troops. Our Rules of Engagement (ROE) is clear on arson and murder, therefore, no such criminal acts would be allowed in any of the aforementioned states.
“The public are please reminded that when troops are called out for internal security operations, they are not to joke or persuade anyone. We have warned our commanders on the ground to take decisive actions or face court martial,” the statement added.

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