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The Nigerian army denies planning attack on The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh

The purported planned attack on The Gambia by the Nigerian Army should President Yahya Jammeh fail to leave office has been denied by the Force Headquarters. In a statement released by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Nigerian army is neither planning an attack on The Gambia or any other country.

The
Nigerian army wishes to dissociate itself from false information of a
planned attack on any country that exists only in the figment of the
imagination of the medium. There was no time or place Nigerian army
disclosed such information to the medium. If there is any, we challenge
them to name the officer or soldier that gave the information and when
,” the statement reads.
Speaking further, Usman said: “For the avoidance of doubt, the Nigerian army is not planning any attack on any country.
The
publication apart from being false in its entirety, it is unethical and
capable of endangering the ives of Nigerians in diaspora

“The
medium is please requested to always clarify such matters affecting
national securityand diplomatic issues that may endanger the security
and lives of Nigerians abroad to avoid such misleading and embarrassing
publication
,” the statement read in full.
Earlier
on Thursday, January 12, 2017, it was widely reported that the Nigerian
army has been directed to attack The Gambia should President Jammeh
fail to leave office.

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Written by Ike Ani

Ike Ani is a Freelance writer whose quest constantly is to relate happenings around the world to human daily living. He's also a song writer and singer, Acoustic Guitarist, and Teacher.

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