The Nigerian Army says the accusation of extortion by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, against soldiers, will not be taken lightly. Governor Zulum had earlier in a video confronted soldiers manning Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway accusing them of extorting travelers.
In reaction to this, Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu in a statement on Monday said as a professional and disciplined institution it will not take such allegations lightly, particularly coming from a state executive.
They assured that the allegation will be duly investigated and culprits will be dealt with accordingly. “The Nigerian Army as a professional and disciplined institution views such allegations seriously, particularly coming from a State Executive.