Navy court docket convicts Main-Normal Adeniyi over viral video on Boko Haram
Main-Normal Olusegun Adeniyi has been convicted by a army court docket in Abuja, Peoples Gazette learnt on Monday.
Mr. Adeniyi was discovered responsible of violating army social media tips and ordered to be demoted by at the very least three years by the army tribunal that heard the matter within the nation’s capital.
Tokunbo Obanla, a Nigerian Military personal who was arraigned alongside the army chief, was additionally discovered responsible and sentenced to twenty-eight days of exhausting labour.
Each convictions would take impact topic to affirmation by the army board.
The decision happened seven months after a video went viral on social media of Mr. Adeniyi complaining a few dearth of serviceable army gear to fight Boko Haram insurgents within the northeast.
The key-general was summarily suspended from work by the Nigerian Military, which subsequently filed costs of army social media guideline violations towards him.
The key-general strongly denied wrongdoings, together with his attorneys saying at the moment’s tribunal judgement could be appealed to increased army authorities.