- Nigerian Army has advised Nigerians to report any of its personnel who conduct himself unprofessional during the coronavirus lockdown
- President Buhari had ordered lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country
- The Army of its personnel who is found guilty of unprofessional conducts would be dealt with
Following the complaints that some Nigerians are being tortured unjustly by personnel of the Nigerian Army, the military authority has advised on how to report unprofessional conduct of any of its personnel during coronavirus lockdown.
Legit.ng reports that the Nigerian army outlined various methods Nigerians could use to report the unprofessional conduct of any army personnel during the lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT.
The Army said that Nigerians can now report the unprofessional conduct of any of its personnel through Whatsapp, calls and SMS.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Nigerian military said its operations across the country will go on despite the outbreak of the dread COVID19 pandemic.
It was reported that the coordinator Defence media operations, Major General John Enenche, made this known at a media briefing in Abuja on Monday, March 23.
Enenche said the Nigerian military can not suspend its operations in the country because “operations are not conducted in enclosures but in the open.”
Responding to reporters a question on the military preparedness for the pandemic, he said sensitization messages have been sent to all barracks and the theatre of operations nationwide.
He also disclosed that all medical outfits of the Nigerian military are on standby in case they are called upon by the federal government to assist public hospitals.
He said the hospitals are well-equipped with modern facilities to quarantine patients and treat patients.
The four hospitals are the Nigerian Air Force hospital, Abuja; 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna; Military Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers state and Military Hospital in the Yaba area of Lagos state.
“I want you to know that four of our military hospitals have been put on standby and with facilities as part of contributions to support the federal ministry of health. We have all four of them with adequate facilities to quarantine and eventually treat.
"As a backup, like what we are hearing in other countries to enforce lockdown, if there is going to be a lockdown, yes, we have the resources to lock down if it comes up,” Enenche had said.
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