Abuja - There is palpable tension among senior military officers following moves by President Buhari to probe the activities of the military during the tenure of former President Goodluck Jonathan, reports The Sun.
Buhari has ordered the military hierarchy to account for the number of weapons purchased to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East.
The President has also directed the Military High Command to make available records of total amount of money it received from the Federal Government to curb insurgency.
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Buhari’s decision to probe the military despite his earlier promise not to do so follows grumbling in the military by some personnel, who felt that their bosses and their colleagues occupying strategic position had taken advantage of the counter-terrorism operations to enrich themselves.
The President took the decision after his meeting with the service chiefs comprising the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-General Kenneth Minimah, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase.
Read more at The Sun.
- News 24