By Joseph Erunke

ABUJA – THE Defence Headqarters has warned promoters of revolution against the government as contained in a document being circulated in the country to desist or face the wrath of the Nigerian military.

While disassociating the Armed Forces of Nigeria from the call contained in a document by a group under the aegis of Nigerian Continuity and Progress,NCP,the DHQ reiterated its loyalty to the Constitution of the country.

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Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burtai (L), inspecting Guard of Honour, during the inauguration of the Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company (NAVMC)

The DHQ,in a statement, yesterday by the Deputy Director,Defence Information, Navy Captain Mohammed Wabi, said the Armed Forces of Nigeria “outrightly condemns the undemocratic and demonic actions of the author of the document. ”

The statement read:” Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) wishes to dissociates itself from the rascality and intentions as espoused in a document being circulated by a faceless group named Nigerian Continuity and Progress (NCP) calling for support of a revolution to oust the current democratically elected government and in its place establish an illegitimate interim government.

“The AFN outrightly condemns the undemocratic and demonic actions of the author of the document.

“Accordingly, members of the public are enjoined to discountenance the content of the documents being circulated by NCP and equally condemned in totality, the call to derail our hard earned democracy.

“It should be noted that the AFN is very mindful of its constitutional responsibilities and will not be misled into any act that will undermine democracy as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

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“The AFN remains unflinchingly loyal to the Constitution, as well as to President Muhammadu Buhari, President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“Meanwhile, all relevant Law Enforcement Agency have been advised to unravel those behind the seditious document for appropriate actions.”

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