FG alerts Nigerians to ISIS indoctrination of children




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Abuja  – The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians to the existence a newly-launched application developed by the Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for propagating Jihad to children.
This is contained in a issued on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
The statement signed by Mr Segun Adeyemi, the Special Adviser to the minister stated that the application was tagged ‘Huroof’ (Arabic alphabets or letters).
It stated that the application was to be used by ISIS to teach children the Arabic alphabets with the aid guns, military tanks and cannons.
“The application utilises colourful illustrations that attract and engage the attention young children,’’ it stated.
It urged members the public in and parents in particular to be vigilant and to prevent their children and wards from being indoctrinated (NAN)