The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Faruk Yahaya, has ordered immediate release of the romantic female soldier who publicly accepted the proposal of a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kwara State.
The Director Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, confirmed the release of the embattled soldier.
The COAS, however, maintained that the erring soldier be strongly reprimanded against engaging in any kind of act that contravenes the military code of conduct for its officers and men.
Lt-Gen Yahaya said the female soldier should be released to enjoy Christmas with family and friends.
A video of a male corps member proposing to a female soldier at the Yikpata Orientation Camp of the NYSC in Kwara State recently surfaced online and went viral.
In one of the video clips, some corps members are seen having a discussion at a venue believed to be the parade ground of the orientation camp.
The discussion is still on when the yet-to-be-identified corps member, who is seen holding a ring, goes down on one knee and pops the question to the soldier with the lady accepting the proposal.