Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali

The Nigerian Army has said its search-and-find operation for the missing retired Maj.- Gen. Idris Alkali at Du village of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau will be done in line with the army’s cherished core values and global best military practices.

Alkali was declared missing on September 3 and since then, the army had been trying to locate his whereabouts.

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In a statement by Maj.-Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, the Chief of Military/Civil Affairs, on Wednesday, the army said intensified effort was aimed at locating the retired senior officer’s whereabouts.

Angbazo said: “All citizens are therefore enjoined to go about their lawful duties without harbouring any fear as the Nigerian Army remains resolute and committed to ensuring the safety of lives and property of all citizens.”

He also called on the public to come forward with useful information about the whereabouts of the missing retired senior officer.

“The Nigerian Army will respect and ensure the protection of their privacy and confidentiality.

“Members of the public are urged to report any allegation of human rights violation in the course of the ongoing search operation to the Nigerian Army Call Centre on emergency number or the Nigerian Army Human Rights Desk on GSM number – 08034490803 and 193,” he added.