By Okodili Ndidi, Abuja
The Nigerian Military has dismissed reviews about Boko Haram terrorists distributing Ramadan items and money to residents of Yobe and Borno States respectively.
It described the reviews propaganda, coined to mislead the general public.
It insisted that the report was directed at taking part in down on the current defeats suffered by the terrorists, including that, “it’s a infamous undeniable fact that the terrorists at numerous instances have made a number of makes an attempt to make the lives of the residents of those states depressing by means of the Ramadan season which have been met with overwhelming response from the troops of Operation Hadin Kai.”
Director Military Public Relations Brigadier Common Mohammed Yerima, in a press release, noticed that after crucial evaluation of the report by specialists, it was found that there was no substance within the publication.
Based on the assertion, “the eye of the Nigerian Military (NA) has been drawn to an ill-informed publication by an internet information medium Sahara Reporters of 11 Could, 2021 the place it was alleged that Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province had distributed Ramadan welfare packages to some residents of Borno and Yobe States.
“The article went on to provide breakdown of the meals gadgets distributed together with money which the writer alleged was meant to entice the locals to affix the terrorists ranks. The article then switched to talk on the 2019 report of Worldwide Disaster Group which tended to pour encomiums on the terrorists recruitment system since breaking away from the Abubakar Shekau’s faction. Sadly the article didn’t point out any particular location the place the alleged distribution occurred.
“The NA being knowledgeable organisation determined to have a look at the article with each seriousness with a view to creating intelligence out of it. Nonetheless, our evaluation established that there was nothing substantial concerning the declare besides that it was a hurriedly packaged piece of propaganda that was meant to distract the populace from the current defeats being suffered by the terrorists.
“It’s a infamous undeniable fact that the terrorists at numerous instances have made a number of makes an attempt to make the lives of the residents of those states depressing by means of the Ramadan season which have been met with overwhelming response from the troops of Operation Hadin Kai. The latest of such being their failure to sneak into Maiduguri on 11 Could, 2021 similar day this ill-conceived article was revealed. The destiny of the terrorists that made that audacious try is already a public data.”