- The Nigerian Army has broken its silence on the female officer, Lieutenant Chika Viola Anele who dehumanised a corps member
- Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the NA spokesperson said the army condemed the unimaginable level of infraction by a personnel in its ranks
- Earlier, a female officer had sparked outrage on social media after she was caught on camera punishing the female youth corps member in Cross River
The Nigerian Army has strongly condmened the actions of a female officer caught punishing a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Calabar, Cross River state.
Recall that a video where an rmy officer identified as Lt. Chika Viola Anele was dehumanizing Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia after having an argument was making the rounds on social media.
Following the development, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations in a statement on Thursday, September 23, said the act was unprofessional and against established precepts of discipline in the NA.
Nwachukwu in a post shared on the army's official Facebook page revealed that the officer involved has been sanctioned and would be made to undergo regimental orders (trial) in line with the extant provisions of the Armed Forces Act.
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He also denied reports that 13 Brigade, Calabar attempted covering up the incis=dent, adding that such claims are misleading.
Nigerians react to video of corps members sleeping with their beds under hot sun
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that mixed reactions trailed a viral video of corps members sleeping under the hot sun.
It was gathered that the corps members serving in a Kano state camp were made to take naps outside after missing the parade.
In the video shared on Instagram some continued taking naps despite the sun, while others had a field day making a joke out of it.
Soldier punishes corps member for sleeping in camp
A video captures the moment he was serving the punishment. In the clip shared online, a soldier could be seen ordering the young man as he kept jogging on a spot.
A fellow corps member behind the camera was laughing hard as he found the situation the young man was in very amusing.