IBADAN – Maj.-Gen Emmanuel Abejirin, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2nd Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan, on Wednesday inaugurated a general court martial to try erring personnel within the division.
He said member the court martial, led by Brig. Gen Felix Agugo, were selected based on rank, seniority, general service knowledge and wealth of experience. [eap_ad_1] “Let me note at this point that military justice is in consonance with democratic order; hence military law and administration of military justice are not arbitrary,
“In view of this, I wish to note that military justice is key to achieving military efficiency and discipline,
“This court is empowered to determine the guilt or otherwise of accused persons who are to be presumed innocent until proved otherwise,’’ he said. (NAN)[eap_ad_4]