Coup: Nigeria’s military will preserve democracy at all costs, says Chief of Army Staff

Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, the esteemed Chief of Army Staff, announced on Saturday in a strong statement that the Nigerian military remains unwavering in its commitment to preserving the nation’s democracy, regardless of any impediments that may occur.

General Lagbaja, a senior military figure, presented a bold message of assurance at a historic occasion held at the Army School of Infantry in Jaji, Kaduna State. His remarks came during the Passing Out Parade of officials from the prestigious Executive Commission Course One.

In a recent statement, he stated that every Nigerian’s desire is for a healthy and uninterrupted constitutional democratic governance that advances the prosperity of all law-abiding citizens.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) delivered a sharp warning to officers in a stern address, cautioning them against any acts of insubordination. The COAS asked the officers to uphold their constitutional responsibilities without political bias, emphasizing the significance of keeping neutral.

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The Nigerian Army has been exhorted to embrace its role as a proud champion of the country’s blooming democracy in a powerful and resolute declaration. An authority individual makes the call, emphasizing the need of being apolitical while carrying out their constitutional duties.

In a recent development, Lagbaja, a major figure, apparently made certain remarks despite the country’s continuous conflict. The claims come at a time when the country is dealing with fears about the military regime in the neighboring Niger Republic. According to the DAILY POST, Lagbaja’s words have sparked debate and added to the current state of affairs.

Niger military has apparently taken power from their democratically elected president, Mohamed Bazoum, in a startling change of events. The military intervention occurred last week in the midst of claims of a weak administration.

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