The Nigerian military has admitted that soldiers might have played anti-democratic roles by invading collation centres in Rivers State.
This is the first time the leadership of the Nigerian Army will comment on the allegation since the Presidential and Governorship Elections were held.
In a joint news conference, the Armed Forces and Police assured the public that a panel is investigating the matter.
Defence Correspondent Sifon Essien report it was the first time after the elections that the Nigerian Military and the Police would be having a joint news conference. lections:
Top on the agenda of the issues they want to speak about is the ignoble role soldiers allegedly played in the elections.
Other issues of concern are the advances made by the multinational force in the fight against boko haram and the proliferation of small arms and light weapons.
At the end of the day, the joint news conference is meant to show that the Nigerian Armed Forces and the Police are working in one accord.