The Nigerian Military has disowned a video making the rounds on social media about its ongoing inner safety in Orlu, Imo State.
Col. Aliyu Yusuf, Deputy Director, Public Relations Division, 82 Division of the Nigerian Military, in an announcement on Wednesday in Enugu stated the video made by one Joseph from Bayelsa is an try to “trigger resentment and smear marketing campaign in opposition to the Nigerian Military Inside Safety Operations.”
A part of the assertion learn; “Our consideration has been drawn to an orchestrated video clip by an unpatriotic factor, being circulated on the social media, claiming to be a soldier by the identify Joseph from Bayelsa.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that it was a calculated try to maliciously fabricate sensational tales to trigger resentment and smear marketing campaign in opposition to the Nigerian Military Inside Safety Operations.
“The supposed particular person within the video wasn’t daring sufficient to disclose his true id as claimed or current his so-called navy uniform and id card which have been intentionally obscured to deceive harmless target market.
The Nigerian Military warned that residents have the suitable to carry and share opinions on social media however to not unfold divisive contents by unpatriotic people.
Col. Yusuf famous that the troops deployed for Inside Safety Operations are guided by extant guidelines and laws as stipulated within the Nigerian Military Code of Conducts and Guidelines of Engagement in keeping with international greatest practices.
“This mischievous misrepresentation of information, misinformation and fabrication of outright falsehood as intentionally made within the video clip are being orchestrated within the social media to tarnish the great picture and popularity of the navy.
“This nice disservice is just not acceptable by any customary,” the assertion added.
He urged Nigerians to ignore the false info contained within the video.