The Nigerian Army says there is no place for any form of the barbaric act and as an institution that is accountable to the people, it will ensure justice is served.
According to a statement from the Army Headquarters, it was alleged that the student was shot in her apartment by the suspect who is now at large.
The Army’s statement is against the backdrop of the media publication, alleging that a jealous soldier killed his lover, one Miss Jennifer Ugadu, an undergraduate student, at the Niger Delta University, Ammasoma.
Ir further said; “the Nigerian Army commiserates with the family of the deceased, it has also taken the allegation seriously and a joint investigation has commenced, while the effort to profile and ascertain the true identity of the suspect is ongoing.”
“The Army being a professional and disciplined organization will continue to uphold and respect the Fundamental Human Rights of citizens as enshrined in the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” the statement said.
The Army, therefore, assured members of the public that details of the investigation would be made public.
It reaffirmed that as a force with zero tolerance for any form of criminality, the allegations would not only be investigated but the culprit would be made to face the full wrath of the law.