Military to investigate Naval officer for alleged maltreatment of rating

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Okodili Ndidi, Abuja 

The Military hierarchy has said that it will investigate the alleged maltreatment of a rating by a Naval officer in a viral video to unravel the veracity or otherwise of the allegation.

Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement, said: “The attention of the Nigerian Military has been drawn to  a video trending in some quarters alleging maltreatment of one Seaman Haruna Goshit (a naval  rating) by a senior naval officer”.

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He noted in the  viral video, the said naval rating stated how he was unjustly maltreated by a superior senior naval  officer.

General Enenche said that in line with global best practices, the Military High Command has commenced investigation on the viral video with a view to unraveling the true state of affairs.

He assured the public that  the outcome of the investigation will be made known when concluded.

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