Mr Jide Bello, A member of staff of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) narrates how Nigerian soldiers brutalized him when he was returning home from Coronavirus LockDown after nightly News.
The troops, he states, are stationed at No. 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, Ondo State.
“My unfortunate experience tonight in the hands of the Nigerian army along Ondo road after the evening news at exactly 1950hrs in the name of curfew declared by Ondo state government led by Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
“They asked for my identification in which I obliged but education is key in any field we belong, very unfortunate the military man could not understand what I mean by NTA and could not read anything from the I.D card but thank God for a superior officer that later intervened and begged me but am looking out to sue Nigerian army and Oñdo. State government for harassment.
“Am hereby subjecting myself to 14days isolation because I don’t know what they might do to my health.
He made known that he was admitted to the first hospital of mercy after the soldiers were brutalized.
“On admission by the soldiers around the Ondo garage at the first mercy hospital after the last night’s violence, along the Ondo roads following the evening news.