Former Army Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, has stated that navy intervention in politics right this moment is an aberration.
The previous Head of State listed some apparent the reason why he thinks any soldier that plots coup at this second “is silly.”
Babangida identified that so many elements are towards the navy rule fashion, particularly as a result of it’s not accepted globally.
Talking on Channels Tv on Friday evening, IBB stated, “Army intervention is an aberration and I don’t suppose we must always encourage the navy in any respect.
“From about 1989 until now, issues have modified. The entire world has embraced democracy, financial reform, open market and so forth and so forth.
“There’s no place for the navy in these issues which can be being accepted now. It’s best performed by politicians and the civilians so the world is turning into nearer collectively.
“Solely a silly soldier will try a coup now as a result of the second you are taking over a authorities you discover…if you’re in West Africa subregion, ECOWAS will come after you, African Union will come after you, European Union will come after you, the superpowers will come after you and every little thing it’s important to do in phrases growth politically and in any other case is not going to be accepted till you belong to the comity of countries as a result of you aren’t going to work alone.
“So if the entire and the United Nations say no ‘it’s important to run a democratic authorities’ anyone who tries to alter shall be sanctioned whether or not on UN degree, AU degree or ECOWAS degree similar to the scenario in Mali.”