Following the Impasse between the Executive and the Judiciary arm of government in Kogi over an alleged move by Yahyah Bello led administration in the state to remove the chief judge , Nasir Ajanah through the state house of assembly as alleged by the judicial workers during their protest yesterday in the state.
The Nigerian Army has distanced itself from the brewing conflict in the state. The reaction of the Army was contained in a series of tweets posted on its official account, @HQNigerianArmy, the tweets read thus :
“The Nigerian Army has received a report of the purported or planned use of soldiers to remove and eject the Kogi State Chief Judge from his official residence” .
“As a professional and law abiding organisation, the NA hereby strongly distances itself from Kogi State conflict between the State Executive and the Judiciary”.
“The NA under the leadership of Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai will not contemplate interfering under any guise in the internal Executive – Judiciary Conflict in Kogi State or any other State for that matter”.