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 aspect, 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 identification as claimed or current his so-called army uniform and identification card which have been intentionally obscured to deceive harmless audience.
The Nigerian Military warned that residents have the fitting 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 according to world finest 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 nice picture and status of the army.
“This nice disservice isn’t acceptable by any customary,” the assertion added.
He urged Nigerians to ignore the false data contained within the video.
Orlu: Military disowns video of its operations in Imo