The panel set up by Chief of Army Staff, Lt.General Tukur Buratai, to investigate alleged military connivance with herdsmen in Taraba State submitted its report yesterday.
Also, the panel set up by the army boss to carry out verification of authentic arms and ammunition in possession of army units and formations across the country turned in its report.
Receiving the reports at Nigerian Army Headquarters, in Abuja, Buratai assured that the panel’s report into the Taraba crisis would be released in no time for the public to judge, insisting that nothing would be left unturned.
Restating that the Nigerian Army, under his leadership, was highly worried at the allegations levelled against the service in its handling of the Taraba crisis, Buratai said after releasing the report of the panel to superior authorities, he would do same to the public through the media.
“I want to say that the report will be thoroughly studied and findings released to the public and the media,’’ he said while receiving the report from retired Major-General Joseph Nimmyel-led committee.
Danjuma, recently at the maiden convocation ceremony of Taraba state University in Jalingo, warned Nigerians to defend themselves against ethnic cleansing.
According to him, it was regrettable that the Nigeria Army was no more neural in the fight against terrorism in the country, stressing that “the Army collude, aide and provide shield to terrorist activities.”