Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting Director Army Public Relations has stated that online news platform, Naij.com lied against Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai in one of its publications.
Usman stated that the publication was very mischievous and is a great disservice to the country.
Read full statement below:
The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a news story onnaij.com website with a very misleading opening paragraph. The publication is repugnant and was in great variance with all known ethics of journalism.
The choice of words as seen on the headline and the opening paragraph was done in bad faith, very mischievous and a great disservice to the nation.
There is nothing like arguing with Mr President (Muhammadu Buhari). He gave the directive and he remain resolute as can be attested by his continuous support.
It is obvious that those behind the story are out to make mischief and scuttle the fight against terrorism and insurgency in our country.
For the avoidance of doubt there is no any contradiction from what the Chief of Army Staff said and what the representative of Mr President stated and we are determine to meet up with the set deadline based on the fact that Operation LAFIYA DOLE has been receiving tremendous support from the Federal Government. …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper