Report By:David Oghen
WaffiTV:The Nigeria Military has restored its neutrality in the expected general election.
The military said it has a place with no political party, in the case of ruling or opposition, including that it was ground and completed its duties amid the 2015 presidential election when an opposition political party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, won a sitting President.
The military talked through its Acting Director of Defense Information, Brig,- Gen. John Agim, in a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. The military additionally said that it doesn’t offer ears to issues between political gatherings.
Asked whether the military was support the ruling party to win the February 16 presidential election, Brig.- Gen. Agim, stated, “A political party, the Peoples Democratic Party conducted the 2015 election and an opposition party won. The military was there”.
“The military is going to do the same in 2019 which is to ensure that voters move freely to cast their votes. We have done it before. And if there’re issues among the political parties, that is not our responsibility and we don’t want to talk about that.
“Ours is that we have deployed our men to all over the country to make sure that there is no part of the country the citizens don’t cast the votes because of security issues.
“That is what we’ve been doing and we can give you the assurance that, that is what we’re going to do. Whatever thing that is happening among the political parties, it is not what we’re here to talk about because the military does not belong to any political party.”