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Military probes Ekiti, Osun elections

10 November 2015, 13:17

Kaduna - The military’s probe of some of its officers’ and men’s partisan involvement in the 2014 governorship elections in Osun and Ekiti states has commenced, reports Punch.

This follows the inauguration of the panel to investigate the alleged misconduct of military officers and men in the polls.

The panel will also probed the involvement of some officers in electoral malpractices in the Rivers, Akwa-Ibom governorship elections as well as the 2015 General elections in the country.

Also read: APC insists on probe of Ekiti rigging tape

The five-man panel was inaugurated by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the One-Mechanised Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Maj-Gen. Adeninyi Oyebade on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai at the division headquarters in Kaduna.

The GOC, who is also the president of the panel, named four other members to include Brig. Gen Sunday Araoye, Brig.Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk, Brig. Gen. Baba Ibrahim and Col. Danladi Salihu who will serve as the Secretary.

Read more at Punch.

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