Ongoing Probe: Kaduna Airstrike - CDS General Musa Vows Justice  - The Top Society

Ongoing Probe: Kaduna Airstrike – CDS General Musa Vows Justice 


In the aftermath of the tragic accidental military airstrike in the Igabi council area of the North-West state, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Christopher Musa has provided updates on the ongoing investigation, ensuring that those responsible will face consequences.

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The incident, which occurred several weeks ago, resulted in the confirmed death of 85 people, with numerous others sustaining injuries.

President Bola Tinubu promptly ordered a comprehensive probe into the matter, with CDS General Musa emphasizing the commitment to holding anyone found culpable accountable under the law.

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General Musa expressed regret and offered apologies for the unintended airstrike, assuring the public that the Army deeply regrets the incident, emphasizing that it was never a deliberate act.

The pledge for transparency was reiterated as General Musa confirmed that the outcome of the investigation would be made public once concluded. President Tinubu’s directive underscores the government’s commitment to ensuring justice prevails in the face of this unfortunate event.

The accidental military airstrike has prompted condemnation from various rights groups, urging the Army to review its engagement and operating procedures to prevent similar incidents in the future. Calls for compensation for the victims and their families have also resonated among these groups.

In the aftermath of the incident, notable government dignitaries and public figures, including Vice President Kashim Shettima and Labour Party’s Peter Obi, have visited the victims in the North-West State. There has also been a significant outpouring of donations from various quarters to aid those affected.

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