Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian Army is presently carrying out Forensic auditing of all its formations, units and operations in the Northeast. Buratai said this when Ugochukwu Osuagwu, Principal Partner of St Francis Xavier Solicitors paid him visit in Abuja.
He said the Army, under his command, has zero tolerance for corruption and that the wastages of the past were being corrected in line with the policy of the Buhari-led administration.
“My officers know how much I have emphasized the need for basic audit of our accounts. The military police is presently carrying out a forensic audit of every formation in the Nigerian Army and, in particular, our operations in the northeast. We are looking into the details of how funds were utilised in all our operations, especially in the northeast, in order to ensure that we justify what has been given to the Army,’’he said