Insecurity: Army Commander Speaks on Military Neutrality, Fairness

Insecurity: Army Commander Speaks on Military Neutrality, Fairness

  • Army chief Major General Ibrahim Ali, who is the Commander of Operation Safe Haven, has said the military will remain neutral and fail in securing Nigeria
  • Operation Safe Haven is a multi-task force of the military securing lives and property in Bauchi, Plateau and some parts of southern Kaduna
  • Ali disclosed that Operation Safe Have has deployed non-kinetic strategies to tackle violence that could the peace of the society

Jos, Plateau - Major General Ibrahim Ali, the Commander of Operation Safe Have (OPSH), has assured that the military will remain neutral and fair to all in its efforts to secure the nation.

The OPSH is a military multi-task force in charge of securing lives and properties in Bauchi, part of Southern Kaduna and Plateau state, The Punch reported.

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The task force was established in 2010 with members from the Nigerian Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, and Department of State Security.

The police component of the task force is the mobile police and the special investigation bureau.

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How we are approaching violence - Army general reveals

Ali is the General Officer Commanding III Division of the Nigerian Army, Rukuba, near Jos. He disclosed this while receiving a delegation from the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on Wednesday, August 3, in Jos.

He disclosed that the OPSH was using non-kinetic strategies to eradicate violent tendencies that could cause societal chaos.

Ali stressed that the operation does not any violation of human rights and that its target is to create a safe and secure environment for growth and development.

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Osinbajo urges military to employ creativity, innovations in defence strategy

The Nigerian vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has asked the military to employ innovation and creativity in dealing with insecurity and defending the country reported.

Osinbajo also stressed the need for the military to recognise the regional, national and international ramifications of the threat facing countries.

The vice president, in his proposition, maintained that security was the responsibility of the society and that it is only when the society is united and ready to fight the course that the problem can be defeated.


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