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Military dissociates itself from seditious document

…Seeks to unravel the author

Andrew Orolua, Abuja

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has dissociated itself from a document being circulated by a faceless group calling for support of a revolution to oust the current democratically elected government and in its place establish an illegitimate interim government.

A statement signed by Deputy Director, Defence Information, Navy Captain Muhammed Wabi, named the faceless group as Nigerian Continuity and Progress (NCP) .

According to the statement, the group is “calling for support of a revolution to oust the current democratically elected government and in its place establish an illegitimate interim government.”

The Armed Forces “outrightly condemns the undemocratic and demonic actions of the author of the document,” it said.

Therefore, in it’s reaction to the publication, it has urged all security agencies to put machinery in motion to fetch out the author of the publications.

“Accordingly, members of the public are enjoined to discountenance the content of the documents being circulated by NCP and equally condemned in totality, the call to derail our hard earned democracy.

“Armed Forces is very mindful of its constitutional responsibilities and will not be misled into any act that will undermine democracy as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.”

The Armed Forces also stated that it remains unflinchingly loyal to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, (as amended), and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari.

It said all relevant law enforcement agency have been advised to unravel those behind the seditious document for appropriate actions.

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