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Fela Anikulapo Kuti Army says Afrobeat legend's nephew 'failed to perform military duties'

A statement from the Acting Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations, confirmed that Fela's nephew was sentenced to six-months imprisonment for failing to perform his military duties.

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The Nigerian Army has revealed that Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti, who is late Fela Anikulapo Kuti's nephew was imprisoned because he 'failed to perform military duties.'

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A statement from the Acting Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations, confirmed that Fela's nephew was sentenced to six-months imprisonment and also dismissed from service by a military court martial.

Brigadier General Enitan Ransome Kuti has been sentenced to six months imprisonment for failing in his military duties play

Brigadier General Enitan Ransome Kuti has been sentenced to six months imprisonment for failing in his military duties

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'In reference to media enquiry on the judgment passed by a General Court Martial on Friday at Army Headquarters Garrison, I wish to confirm that one of the accused persons, Brigadier General EA Ransome-Kuti, was awarded the following punishments on the various count charges against him as follows:

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'The first count charge, which was “cowardly behaviour”, was struck out but he was found guilty on count charge number two which was “failure to perform military duties” and  was dismissed from the Nigerian Army.

'He was equally found guilty on count charge number 3 which was “miscellaneous offences relating to service property” and was awarded six months imprisonment," the statement read in full.

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