The Nigerian Military has condemned the social media posting of pictures of troops who died on the struggle entrance.
Brigadier Basic Mohammed Yerima, Director of Public Relations, in a press release on Tuesday, mentioned the act was insensitive and totally reprehensible.
The spokesman mentioned officers and troopers deployed to varied theatres of inside safety operations are on reliable duties and are in hurt’s option to defend and shield the nation from those that are intent on destroying it.
Yerima famous that in the middle of finishing up this constitutional mandate, troops put their lives on the road to make sure that harmless residents and establishments of the state are protected against violent criminals.
The Basic mentioned in some circumstances, they’re dealt the worst type of savagery by the heartless adversaries whose intent is to instil concern on the citizenry.
He mentioned the Nigerian Military and its personnel understands the character of their calling and are ever able to confront any hazard of adversity, noting that the publication and distribution of the gory footage was offensive.
The Military mentioned the unpatriotic acts are sometimes accomplished with none modicum of consideration for the reminiscences of the departed personnel or their relations.
“One can solely think about the trauma and ache such households undergo waking as much as see the gory footage of their family members splashed on the social media.”
The Nigerian Military has now threatened to take authorized actions to guard troops who die in motion from being ridiculed on social media or any platform.