The House of Representatives Committee on Defence on Wednesday urged the army to issue certificates to 15 cadets of the Nigerian Defense Academy, Afaka, Kaduna State, who were dismissed for alleged infractions.
Chairman, House Committee on Defence, Babajimi Benson (APC, Lagos), made the call when the Nigerian Defence Academy appeared for the defence of its 2022 budget.
“The cadets were dismissed based on infractions; we’re appealing that they should be given their certificates so that they can pursue other endeavours outside the military.
“Withdrawing their certificates in its entirety makes them vulnerable,” he said.
The 15 dismissed cadets are DJ Mohammed, Y.Y Bello, D.O Adebayo, D.C Obioha and U. Zakariyya, all naval cadets; A.H Timson, H.O Mohammed and I. Salisu, Air Force as well as A. Yusuf, A.O Akiri, E.Y El Nathan, E.A Emmanuel, U.S Zango, U.S Kashim and A.A Oyebanjo, Army.