Angry Nigerians have dug up photos of male soldiers who whilst in uniform, were involved in public romance and proposal, but were not penalized.
This is following the army, confirming the arrest of a female soldier for accepting a proposal from a corps member at the Yikpata orientation camp in Kwara state.
Among the reasons the army gave for her detention was that ; the now detained-female officer violated extant military laws by getting involved in a public display of relationship with a paramilitary trainee a corps member.
Nigerian Army spokesman Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu , explained that the female officer violated the Nigerian Army’s rules and regulations guiding the codes of conduct of military personnel when deployed for duty.
According to him, the female soldier violated some rules of the Nigerian Army, including indulging in an amorous relationship with a trainee; indulging in romance while in uniform; disobeying the Armed Forces standing guidelines and directives for the use of social media.
Reacting to this, Nigerians, who were angered by this act of the Army, dug up photos of of male soldiers who whilst in uniform, were involved in public romance, but were not penalized.