Court Martial Convicts, Demotes Major-General Adeniyi Over Leaked Video

A Court Martial in Abuja has convicted the former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi.

The tribunal on Monday found Adeniyi guilty of violating military social media guidelines and ordered his demotion by at least three years.

Adeniyi's aide, Private Tokunbo Obanla, who was prosecuted alongside the general, was also found guilty and sentenced to 28 days in jail with hard labour.

Both convictions are subject to confirmation by the military authorities, Punch reports.

Sources said Adeniyi pleaded guilty to three-count of unlawful use of social media, and damage to...


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Published By: News., - Tuesday, 1 December