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Some Persons Plan to Wear Army Camouflage to Disrupt Elections — Military

Posted by Thandiubani on Fri 10th Nov, 2023 - tori.ng

He also said that military operatives have been massively deployed for the off-cycle elections on Saturday, November 10.

 
The Nigerian military has warned that there are plans by some persons to wear military uniforms to disrupt elections in some areas in the country. 
 
The warning was given by Director of Defence Media Operation, Maj. Gen. Buba Edward.
 
He disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, November 9, warned those behind it to shelve it or face an ” injurious consequence ”.
 
He also said that military operatives have been massively deployed for the off-cycle elections on Saturday, November 10. 
 
He said; 
 
“For the off-season elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi States this weekend. Here is a message for you. The military is deployed in strength for the election to create a safe environment for voters to peacefully come out and cast their votes.

“Election is a serious business and the military is giving it the seriousness that it deserves. So much has been put in place. Troops and platforms are being moved to those locations to reinforce security that is in place in the states. We are aware of the plans.

“However, we are aware of plans of some to disguise in military gear to orchestrate havoc and disrupt elections in some areas. Our message to such a group is that there will be injurious consequences for such an action. The military will not fold its arms and watch its image dragged into the mud.”
 


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