IPOB: Nigerian Army Increases Number Of Troops

Suspected IPOB members were reported to have attacked northerners in the city of Zaria, Kaduna state and in a bid to prevent further attacks, the Nigerian Army has beefed up security within Zaria by increasing the number of their troops.

The Assistant Director, Depot Nigerian Army/Nigerian Military School (MNS) Public Relations, Capt. Haruna Mohammed-Sani confirmed this in a statement where he explained that the Commandant, Depot Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Victor Ezegwu, met with military, paramilitary and other stakeholders to ensure that proactive measures are put in place.

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He advised the general public not to panic with the increased in the movement of military agencies on the streets of Zaria and environs.

According to him, it is a normal patrol being carried out to ensure everyone goes about his or her legitimate business without molestation.

“The peace-loving people of Zazzau are therefore enjoined to maintain the tolerant and hospitable culture they are known with for decades.

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“Nigerian Army is ever ready to play its traditional supportive role to civil authority when called upon in order to safeguard lives and property,” he said.

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