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Defence ministry denies video on its minister, Magashi hanging an AK-47 rifle




The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi has stated that the net video displaying a person hanging an AK-47 rifle alleged to be him is mischievous.

Muhammad Abdulkadri, the Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity to the minister, in an announcement on Sunday, stated there was the necessity to counter the narrative.

In keeping with Abdulkadri, findings have revealed the true identification of the particular person within the video.

He stated: “To say that the particular person within the video is Common Magashi is fake and misinforming.

“Findings have revealed the plain identification of the particular person within the video because the rector of a Nigerian Military school.

“By advantage of the rector’s command and place, he’s statutorily allowed within the army to signal for weapons when travelling.”

Abdulkadri added that the Military inexperienced color on the car proven within the video and the unit sticker on the official automobile are sufficient proof to counteract the spurious declare within the video.

He additionally stated that the automobile within the video being known as the official automobile isn’t the minister’s official car.

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