The court has already tried nine soldiers for various offences.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday in Abuja said its 3 Division has set up a General Martial Court to try erring officers and soldiers.
During a press briefing, the Director, Army Public Relations Department, Ibrahim Attahiru, said the new court would instill discipline and professionalism among its troops based on Army Headquarters directives.
The court under General Commanding Officer, Ebiobowei Awala, was inaugurated on April 22 at Rhino Officers Mess, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, and has tried nine soldiers for various offences ranging from murder to manslaughter.
Mr. Attahiru said the army in its improvement of manpower capacity development held its second Commanding Officers workshop themed Building the Capacity of Unit Commanders to meet contemporary Security Challenges on August 19.
He also said that the army corps of the Military Police Law Enforcement Seminar was held in September at Nigerian Army School of Military Police, Zaria, to enhance law enforcement in the face of security challenges.
Mr. Attahiru also indulged the media to clarify reports from the directorate as anything contrary would lead to giving oxygen to terrorism and creating undue fear among Nigerians.
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