- Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has ordered the immediate retirement of “disgruntled” officers and men in the Nigerian military
- According to reports, the decision has been passed a memo dated Sunday, May 26 entitled Retire Disgruntled and Disengaged Staff
- . DHQ said the mass retirement was underway the premise of military officers found ineligible for unethical conduct and gross misconduct
FCT, Abuja – New reports have confirmed that there will be a massive decluttering of the Nigerian military (Navy, Air Force and Army) in the coming days due to divided loyalties or disgruntled or unmotivated characteristics of some personnel.
As reported by the Daily Trust newspaper, the military made this known via a memo written by the Chief of Defense Administration at Defense Headquarters, Rear Admiral Muhammed Nagenu, who, on behalf of Defense Chief of Staff General Lucky Irabor, pointed out.
The memo reads:
“In view of the above, the deployment of such personnel does not benefit the services and is in the act contrap reductive.
“Consequently, upon identifying disgruntled or disengaged personnel, the Services are advised to take steps to compulsorily dismiss or retire such personnel in accordance with existing laws.”
PRNigeria confirmed in its report that the memo was also addressed to the leaders of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Air Force.
According to the online newspaper, the memo was on Dated Sunday, May 26 and was entitled: “Retirement of Disgruntled and Unmotivated Staff”.
Confirming the contents of the memo, Defense Intelligence Director Maj. Gen. Jimmy Akpor said that the memo was issued on the premise of introducing discipline into the system.
“Rest assured that the Nigerian military is taking a self-regulatory organization that adamantly adheres to the best management practices. The so-called memo says the obvious as even civilian organizations would not maintain disgruntled elements.”
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