We do not deploy troops to fight insecurity based on ethnic or religion – Nigeria Army reply Sheikh Gumi


The Nigeria army have denied the claim of the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi who had said Non-muslim troop are the troops usually deploy to fight bandits


The Nigeria army denied this claim in a statement issue by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, who said as the Nigeria army remain the pride of the entire nation will however not deploy it troops along ethnic or religion lines also urge the respected Sheikh and other opinion merchant to refrain from comment or suggestion that may mudslide or discourage the gallant troop from discharge their duties


 

Recall on February on a video that went viral on internet where the renowned Sheikh was seen speaking with bandits and caution them of the Nigerian army whom he said have been divided to Muslim and non-Muslim and claimed that non-Muslim troop are the one usually deploy by Nigerian army to fight bandits

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