Former member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Complex and Minister of Communications Retired Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju has debunked the assertions made by Asari Dokubo, a former Niger Delta insurgent leader. Dokubo claimed that 99 percent of the oil theft in Nigeria was committed by the Nigerian Army, Navy, and other powerful organizations. The President allegedly vowed to look into and take severe action against dishonest navy officers who were involved in major oil bunkering at a meeting Dokubo had with Tinubu at the State House in Abuja.CONTINUE READING>>>>>
According to DAILY POST, Olanrewaju responded by denying Dokubo’s charges in a statement that he released on Saturday. Olanrewaju drew attention to the difference between Dokubo’s unfettered movement with armed persons approved by the federal government and the treatment of state police units like Amotekun, who were denied the chance to organize their own security outfits.
Social media users in Nigeria responded strongly to a recent statement made by Major General Tajudeen Olanrewaju and shared on The Daily Post Newspaper’s verified Twitter page. Olanrewaju, a former general officer commanding (GOC) of the Nigerian Army’s Third Armoured Division, stated his opinion that Dokubo’s accusations were largely intended to harm the military’s prestige and promote militancy among the populace…… Continue Your Reading
“This man goes about with armed men approved by the federal government, whereas states that have security outfits (like Amotekun), were denied from doing so,” he continued, alluding to Asari Dokubo