Abuja- The Nigerian army has debunked social media reports of celebrations and solidarity rallies over the routing out and decimation of Boko Haram terrorists.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations dismissed the report on Thursday.
He said it is imperative to state that the Nigerian Army does not begrudge such persons their desire to identify and associate themselves with this success.
He however advised those celebrating to tread with caution “as this could be serve as distraction to the soldiers.
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“The public are please informed that the terrorists are surreptitiously fanning out of their last enclaves in Sambisa to cause havoc or seek refuge elsewhere.
“Therefore, there is need for all to be more vigilant and security conscious to enable us clear the remnants of these terrorists wherever they might flee. We would like to reassure the public that we will remain professional and focused in clearing the remnants of these criminals on the Nigerian soil,” the statement added.
- News 24