… Says incident highly regrettable
The Headquarters, Sector 2 Joint Task Force, North East Operation Hadin Kai of the Nigerian Army has said that it is collaborating with the Yobe State Police Command to unravel the identity of the suspected soldiers who allegedly murdered an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Goni Gashua.
Captain Kennedy Anyanwu, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Headquarters Sector 2, Operation Hadin Kai who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday added that the Sector had instituted a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstance surrounding the unfortunate incident.
“At the end of the investigation, the soldiers will be made to face the full wrath of both military and civil laws”, he said.
While describing the incident as highly regrettable given the Sector’s disposition and zero tolerance on violation of Code of Conduct and Rules of engagement for troops, he however, commiserated with the family of the victim as well as the good people of Yobe State and promised that justice would be served accordingly.
His words, “This incident is highly regrettable given the Sectors disposition and zero tolerance on violation of Code of Conduct and Rules of engagement for troops.
“Consequently, the Sector wishes to commiserate with the family of the victim and the good people of Yobe State and promise that justice would be served accordingly.”
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