Enitan Ransome-Kuti a Brigadier general in the Nigeria army has been relieved of his uniform and duties/services to the Nigerian Army and the country as a whole. This is following a 6 months sentence prior to his alleged reluctance and apparently failing to perform his duties as the war against insurgent group Boko Haram intensified.
A statement by the Army acting director on public relations confirmed Brigadier General Ransome Kuti’s dismissal –
“In reference to media inquiry on the judgment passed by a General Court Martial on Friday at Army Headquarters Garrison, I wish to confirm that one of the accused persons, Brigadier General EA Ransome-Kuti, was awarded the following punishments on the various count charges against him as follows:
“The first count charge, which was “cowardly behavior”, was struck out but he was found guilty on count charge number two which was “failure to perform military duties” and was dismissed from the Nigerian Army.
“He was equally found guilty on count charge number 3 which was “miscellaneous offences relating to service property” and was awarded six months imprisonment.”