- Army release Commands’ phone lines, social media contacts
Exercise EGWU EKE II is scheduled to start fully from 15th September – 14th October 2017 simultaneously in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.
The Nigerian Army has evolved mechanism of transparency in the military operations in the South East to ensure the soldiers comply with standard rules, otherwise, civilians will be at liberty to report abuses. .
Accordingly, in efforts to carry members of the public along, Gmail and email addresses, Facebook and Twitter accounts have been created for the exercise. The addresses are; Exercise EGWU EKE II as follows:
Email address: email@example.com
Facebook account’s name is Egwu Eke II and you can search it through this URL; https://www.facebook.com/egwu.ekeii.9
The twitter handle is @egwueke2 and you can search it through this URL; https://twitter.com/?request_context=signup
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Similarly, in addition to the Nigerian Army Information and Call Centre Telephone Number 193 (Using all Networks toll free) and Human Right Desk Number 08160134303, the under listed cellphones numbers are also hereby provided as dedicated public telephone numbers to members of the public who might have reason to pass credible information or reasonable complains to various Commanders of Exercise EGWU EKE 11:
Sector 1 (Abia State) Commander – 08023445961/07065013133.
Sector 2 (Imo State) Commander – 07030803546.
Sector 3 (Enugu State) Commander – 08023634672.
Sector 4 (Anambra State) Commander – 07037055354.
Sector 5 (Ebonyi State) Commander – 07039833547/08180605871.
Sector 6 (Cross River State) Commander – 08033865572
The Army Headquarters denied reports of soldiers manhandling civilians in Abia State, explaining that investigation team has gone round Abia State but received no complaints of military brutality.