No War with DSS over Chibok Girls Release ~Defense Headquarters 

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye

The Nigeria Military has assured Nigerians that the organization and other security agencies are at peace with all security agencies in Nigeria.The Military also stressed that it’s primarily committed towards upholding and sustaining the peace and tranquility of the nation of Nigeria.

In a statement sent to Blackface News on Saturday by its Acting Director of information, Brigadier Rabe Abubakar, the Defense Headquarter said contrary to the insinuation in the media, the defense headquarters has no problem with its sister security agency, the Department of State Services (DSS) over the recent release of 21 Chibok Girls by Boko Haram last weekend.   

“The Defence  Headquarters attention has been drawn to an online and newspaper publication insinuating that there is a mix feelings among Nigerian military ranks and files as a result of the  recent release of some Chibok girls.

“The military wishes to state unequivocally that the Armed Forces will continue to work closely with all our sister security agencies to achieve more feat in this direction.

“The military also want to debunk the baseless and unfounded story that there is disquiet in the military over the condition of release of the girls.  The Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies are one working together to finish the war on terror and other criminalities which can be done covertly or overtly.

“The most important thing is achieving  our strategic objective.  The DHQ has said before that negotiation with the terrorists or any other group rests purely on our respected political leaders.  The military operations to rid our land of terrorists continue.

“It is important to state that not all information are meant for public consumption due to processes which is purely political.  More so, the ongoing military operation is making unprecedented progress with rescue  of many captives held by the terrorists.  The general public should discountenance with this baseless and misleading story.

“While the Armed Forces holds the media veritable partner, it urges the media to be mindful and clarify with the military when reporting security and defence issues bothering on sensitive national matters of this nature.” the military said

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