Nigerian Army Raises Alarm Over Plots to Disrupt May 29 Handover Ceremony

Maj GenTY Buratai

The Nigerian Army has drawn the attention of the Federal Government and Nigerians of plans by some groups, foreign interests to disrupt the May 29, handover.

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa in a statement on Saturday, said some unpatriotic individual groups and foreign interests, are determined to worsen the security situation in Nigeria and the West African Sub-region.

The Army spokesman also revealed plans by the groups to disrupt the May 29 handover, after failing to alter the 2019 General elections.

Musa said the army remained loyal to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and is determined to continue to uphold the constitution and defend the territorial integrity of Nigeria.

The Army spokesperson also advised all aggrieved persons and groups to take advantage of the courts and resolve differences amicably instead of resolving to self-help.