NTA staff allegedly brutalized by a military men amid Covid-19
A staff of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has being brutalized by soldiers who were enforcing Covid-19 lockdown order by ondo state government.
According to the victim, the military men at the 32 Artillery brigade, Owena cantonment in akure,Ondo state, enforcing the lockdown curffew asked him of this identification in which I obliged but education is key in any field we belong.
The Engineer who disclosed that the incident occurred at Ondo Road where the NTA and the Barracks are located, said all his plea stating he was on his way home from the office fell on deaf ears even after he presented his ID card
Mr Jide Bello hinted on suing the Nigerian Army and the Ondo State government for the alleged harassment, after subjecting himself to 14 days isolation.
My unfortunate experience tonight in the hands of Nigerian army along ondo road after the evening news at exactly 1950hrs in the name of curfew declared by Ondo state government led by Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu .
They asked for my identification in which I obliged but education is key in any field we belong, very unfortunate the military man could not understand what I mean by NTA and could not read anything from the I.D card but thank God for a superior officer that later intervened and begged me but am looking out to sue Nigerian army and Oñdo. State government for harassment.
Am hereby subjecting myself to 14days isolation because I don’t know what they might done to my health.
He also disclosed that he has been admitted in a hospital after the alleged assault incident. Jide also wrote;