We've travelled this road before. If the military warns of coup as Gen Nwachukwu has done, think of the witch that cries in the night and the child that dies the next morning.
There is no smoke without fire, as they say in our part.

Ask Shagari. Unfortunately, he has gone ahead
That was how the then COAS Gen Wushishi waxed lyrical in 1982, assuring Shagari that the military would not topple him, even when the Nigeria Security Organisation NSO was filing intelligence reports to the contrary.

Then, the military struck in December 1983
Are we back to 1983?

Well, the 1983 military is not the same as the 2021 military, which has become more ethnicized and heavily implicated in the Nigerian crisis.
Unlike Calphurnia, Caesar's wife, the military is not above suspicion. The military is part of the problem
Gen Nwachukwu's statement highlights the problem. How can the military say it owes allegiance to the present administration and in effect to Mr President? No, it owes allegiance to the constitution and citizens.
1983 is important in our understanding of 2021 and beyond. When the military swears that it isn't planning a coup, remember 1982. And what happened a year later. When the military swears down, know that as the military wing of the ruling class, it is serving notice to politicians
When the military strikes, all it does is to save the dominant wing of the ruling class and to rescue it from shame. The opposition bears the brunt of the military. Not the ruling party.

Remember 1983.

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