Ignore rhetorics against Nigerian army – Spokesperson




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The has urged Nigerians to ignore the enemies of and unity of Nigeria who peddle divisive and subversive rhetorics against the sovereignty of Nigeria and its patriotic .

The Director, Public , Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, made the call while reacting to an online publication titled “Secret Fulani Plan Unveiled – the Compromised Chief” on Monday in Abuja.

According to him, part of the poorly scripted article states that “Last week, two Igbo officers, Lt Col Okeke and Lt Col Ajah alongside 44 others, predominantly Southern and Middle Belt Christian officers lost their lives in a conspiracy hatched by Fulani geriatric officers”.

“However, to put the record straight, it be clear that the does not train, deploy or operate along ethnic, religious, tribal or regional divides thus the name .

“In the past, several subversive elements have attempted to infiltrate the formidable ranks of the to sow seed of discord among its personnel but failed.

“This is due largely to the loyalty and belief of the Nigerian Army in one great country, Nigeria.

“The amateurish article presented in a self-styled stages one to nine in a fictitious like scenario devoid of even the basic rudiments of a news but yet laced with potent hatred and venom for Nigeria and its proud citizens.

“One cannot but forgive the illiterate writer of this article and his sponsors for refering to the as Lt Gen Jega (Stage 1, paragraph 1),” he said.

Yerima said a quick check on the Nigerian Army personnel data base revealed that there were name for Lt.-Col. ND Okeke and Lt.-Col. Aja currently in service who were alleged to have been killed in a conspiracy.

According to him, in general, summarising stages four to nine of the uncoordinated article exposes the real intent albeit the very low IQ of the writers and publishers.

“They have distinguished themselves as enemies of our existence and be seen and treated as such.

“Furthermore, the Nigerian Army would like to request all loving citizens to disregard the content of the said article by Opera News Official in its entirety as it lacks common logic.

“The Nigerian Army also wishes to reiterate its commitment to the protection of our territorial integrity, defending lives and properties of all citizens and residents in Nigeria.

“The army further wishes to solicit for the continuous support of all patriotic Nigerians in stamping out activities of criminals including subversive elements for a peaceful and prosperous Nigeria,” he said.

(NAN)