Nigeria Army to court-martial former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafia Doyle

Nigeria Army to court-martial former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafia Doyle

The immediate past Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Olusegun Adeniyi, is to face a General Court Martial any moment from now.

This was confirmed to Ait.live by a top Military source on Wednesday.

Major General Adeniyi, who was recently redeployed from the Theatre Command Maiduguri to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, is to report to the Army Headquarters Garrison.

Although the reason for the General Court Martial was not immediately known, it was gathered that it might not be unconnected with his conduct as Commander of the theatre.

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He was allegedly removed for complaining of inadequate military wares and poor equipment while briefing the Chief of Army Staff from combat zone after successfully repelling an attack by Boko Haram terrorists.

It was gathered that arrangements have been concluded to set up the Court Martial after the Military Police and the Intelligence arm of the Army submit reports from where charges would be filed.

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