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Nigerian Army Reacts To Allegation Of Killing Igbo, Christian Soldiers




The Nigerian Military has stated that “callous and cowardly enemies of Nigeria’s peace and unity” are those peddling that it deployed troopers alongside ethnic and spiritual strains to get killed within the line of obligation.


The Military acknowledged this in a response to a information merchandise titled, “Secret Fulani plan unveiled – The Compromised military chief”, which alleges that the navy is now utilizing its deployment to kill Igbo and Christian personnel.

The information had alleged additional that “two Igbo officers, Lt Col Okeke and Lt Col Ajah alongside 44 others, predominantly Southern and Center Belt Christian officers, misplaced their lives in a conspiracy hatched by Fulani senior officers.”

The Military’s Director of Military Public Relations, Brig-Gen Mohammed Yerima, acknowledged in a launch on Monday that the claims have been “illogical and pathetic narrative” and no such names existed within the navy data.

He stated, “For the umpteenth time, the callous and cowardly enemies of Nigeria’s peace and unity are at their worst moments of divisive and subversive rhetorics towards the formidable sovereignty of our beloved nation and its patriotic Nigerian Military.

“The eye of the Nigerian Military has been drawn to a web-based publication. Nevertheless, to place the document straight, it must be clear that the Nigerian Military doesn’t practice, deploy or function alongside ethnic, spiritual, tribal or regional divides.

“Up to now, a number of subversive parts have tried to infiltrate the formidable ranks of the Nigerian Military to sow the seed of discord amongst its personnel however failed. That is primarily because of the loyalty and perception of the Nigerian Military in a single nice nation, Nigeria.

“The amateurish article offered in self-styled levels 1-9 in a fictitious movie-like situation devoid of even the fundamental rudiments of a information report however but laced with potent hatred and venom for Nigeria and its proud residents. One can’t however forgive the illiterate author of this text and his sponsors for referring to the Chief of Military Workers as Lt Gen Jega (Stage 1, paragraph 1).

“Equally, on the alleged killing of some personnel, a fast test on the Nigerian Military personnel database returned detrimental for Lt Cols ND Okeke and Aja, as there are not any names, matches at present in service of the Nigerian Military who was alleged to have been killed in a conspiracy no matter which means.

“The Nigerian Military additionally needs to reiterate its dedication to the safety of our territorial integrity, defending lives and properties of all residents and residents in Nigeria.”

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