‘We detest attempt to instigate AFN to embark on unconstitutional change of government’ – DHQ

'We detest attempt to instigate AFN to embark on unconstitutional change of government' - DHQ



Segun Oladipupo

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The Defence Headquarters @DefenceInfoNG has expressed displeasure with a report in circulation about welfare issues in the Armed Forces of Nigeria

In a statement by Brigadier General Tiukur Gusau, Director, Defence Information on August 11, 2023, the AFN described such report as unpatriotic, wicked and an attempt to distract the personnel from performing its constitutional responsibilities.

“The report’s call on the military to interfere in our democracy is highly unpatriotic, wicked, and an attempt to distract the Armed Forces of Nigeria from performing it’s constitutional responsibilities.

“While the leadership of the AFN gives priority to welfare of its personnel however, we detest any attempt by any individual or group to instigate the law abiding Armed Forces of Nigeria to embark on any unconstitutional change of government in our country.

“We wish to state unequivocally that the military is happy and better under democracy and

“Will not get involved in any act to sabotage the hard-earned democracy in our country.

“The AFN under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff, General CG Musa is determined to ensure complete subordination of the Armed Forces to constitutional authority under His
Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and will not be distracted from its roles that are well defined in the 1999 constitution (as amended).

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“Thank you for your usual cooperation.”

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