Army Council Recommends Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti’s Demotion, Release

by on March 2, 2016

The Nigeria Army Council has recommended that Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti be released from custody. The council also ordered a reduction in his rank from Brigadier General to Colonel.

The council further recommended that he be reabsorbed into the army and posted back to service.

Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti was arrested in January 2015 and tried for cowardice. He was accused of abandoning his duty post in Baga where he was commander of a joint multinational task force. He has been under house arrest at an army barrack in Abuja.

Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti is the son of one Nigeria’s most prominent human rights defenders, Beko Ransome-Kuti


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