- Nwachukwu said members of the public should be rest assured that details of the investigation would be made public.
The Nigerian Army says it has begun a manhunt for the soldier who allegedly killed his lover, one Miss Jennifer Ugadu, an undergraduate of Niger Delta University, Ammasoma, Bayelsa.
Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu the Director, Army Public Relation,, said that the victim was shot in her quarters, by the suspect who is now on the run.
Nwachukwu described the act as barbaric while mentioning that the Nigerian Army had send condolences to the victim’s family.
He reiterated that the Nigeria army is an institution that is accountable to the people and would ensure the justice is served.
”The NA has taken the allegation seriously and joint investigation has commenced, while effort to profile and ascertain the true identity of the suspect is ongoing.
“The NA being a professional and disciplined organisation will continue to uphold and respect the Fundamental Human Rights of citizens as enshrined in the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” said the statement.
Nwachukwu said members of the public should be rest assured that details of the investigation would be made public.
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“The NA also wishes to reaffirm that as a force with zero tolerance for any form of criminality, such allegations will not only be investigated, but the culprit will be made to face the full wrath of the law,” he said.
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