The Nigerian Army has banned Nigerian celebrities from wearing the Nigerian Military camouflage.
According to a statement from the Nigerian Army which was circulated this week, the Force is not pleased with the Nigerian celebrities who wear the military gear in music videos, photo-shoots and concerts.
Calling out names like, Nigerian rapper, Jesse Jagz, Pop singers Iyanya, Wizkid, Davido, Tekno Miles and Chidinma in the statement, the Force explained that the ‘military camouflage is not meant for the entertainment industry, It is strictly meant for military personnel’.
''This is to inform the general public and most especially Nigerian celebrities to abstain from the use and abuse of the Nigerian Military camouflage. Several investigations were carried out and we noticed the camouflage is mostly being used by Nigerian celebrities in music videos, photo-shoots and concerts‘, the statement had read.
‘In this same videos and photo sessions, Nigerian celebrities like ‘Jesse Jags’ smokes marijuana while putting on the Nigerian Military camouflage‘.
‘Henceforth, any civilian found GUILTY of putting on the camouflage irrespective of their social status will be dealt with severely‘, the Nigerian Army warned.