BREAKING: Army dismisses Major General for stealing, disobedience

Posted by News Express | 16 June 2020 | 6,634 times

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•Dismissed Major General Hakeem Otiki

By OKODILI NDIDI, Abuja

The former General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General Hakeem Otiki has been dismissed from Service by the General Court Martial set up by the Military Council to try him for stealing money belonging to the Nigerian Army.

The General Court Martial headed by Lieutenant-General Lamidi Adeosun found the former GOC guilty on all the five counts charges filed against him.

The former GOC was charged for stealing N100 million and N160 million, respectively money belonging to the Nigerian Army in count one and two and disobedience to Standing Order under section 66 of the Armed Forces Act (AFA).

His dismissal is however subject to confirmation from the Army Council. (The Nation)


Source: News Express

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