This statement was issued by Brigadier General Sk Usman on behalf of the Nigerian Army:
Troops of 174 Battalion, 9 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Tuesday, January 10 arrested one Mr. Pascal Philip who goes about impersonating soldiers and molesting hapless and unsuspecting civilians at Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
The suspect who was arrested while molesting innocent civilians in Isawo falsely claimed to be a personnel of 174 Battalion, Nigerian Army. He was arrested dressed in camouflage T-shirt molesting, extorting and intimidating law abiding civilians in the area. The suspect is currently under going further interrogation and would soon be handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
The general public could help security agencies by reporting such persons parading themselves as military personnel and molesting innocent civilians to relevant military units and formations.
You are please requested to disseminate this information to the public through your medium.
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Brigadier General SK Usman