The House of Representatives has set up a committee to probe the activities of officers of the Nigerian Army during the 2019 elections.

At the plenary session on Tuesday, the House said an ad hoc committee would be set up to investigate the role of the military in the 2019 general election.

The duty of the committee is to undertake comprehensive investigation of the deployment of soldiers during the polls.

The committee would also investigate allegations of abuse and intimidation levelled against soldiers during the elections.

The committee has four weeks to report back to the House.
 

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