The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the reported assassination attempt on Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as well as allegations of misconduct against its personnel during the general elections.
Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Sagir Musa, stated this in a statement.
He explained that the committee was constituted as part of the measure to ensure that troops deployed for election security duties conducted themselves within laid-down Rules of Engagement and the Code of Conduct.
The Chief of Administration,Army Major General Kay Isiyaku, inaugurated the committee on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and has already commenced investigation.
Major General Isiyaku asked the committee chairman, Major General T.A. Gagariga, and other members to carry out their duties objectively, fairly and transparently, in line with its Terms of Reference.