Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Warns Soldiers to Steer Clear of Politics

Maj GenTY Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned soldiers to steer clear of politics, adding that he received information that some individuals had been approaching some officers and soldiers for undisclosed political reasons.

Buratai warned that men and officers caught in meetings with politicians would be penalized.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement on Tuesday, disclosed the Chief of Army Staff’s stand.

Usman added that the Chief of Army Staff further reiterated that the Nigerian Army would remain apolitical and respect the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.