Abuja - The Nigerian Army claim to have uncovered a conspiracy in the latest Boko Haram video, saying that the images in the video showing thousands of terrorists observing prayers during Eid celebrations as being photo-shopped, Naij reports.
The Army said in a statement that it sought to ease Nigerians who were apprehensive over the video, describing the act as a last resort to the few remaining Boko haram members to remain relevant.
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"This has cast aspersion to the credibility of the clip and therefore should be disregarded. The Nigerian military is highly committed to making lives unbearable to the enemies of this nation wherever they are and would do all that is required within its rules of engagement to ensure that no part of Nigerian territory is conducive and habitable for insurgents and any other criminals to stay and operate," the statement read.
It also urged Nigerians not to bother over the antics of the sect as their end was imminent.
News24 reported that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, addressed top US defence officials and policy leaders on the efforts
made by the military in the fight against insurgency in the North-East.
Buratai emphasised the fact that the fight against terrorism was one that concerned the entire global community and not only the countries.
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- News 24