- The Nigerian Airforce has issued a Statement after a viral video emerged of an airstrike attack on some Nigerian soldiers
- A Twitter user had earlier posted a video showing how a Nigerian soldier spoke on an airstrike attack on some Nigerian soldiers by the Nigerian Airforce
Part of the Statement by the Nigerian Army has it that an investigation would be carried out to ascertain the veracity of the viral video.
“The attention of the @NigAirForce has been drawn to reports alleging “How NAF Killed over 20 Nigerian Army Personnel by Accident in Air Strike” at Mainok which is about 55km to Maiduguri. The NAF wishes to state that visuals and reports been circulated are been investigated and the generally public will be duly updated on the alledged incident. All enquiries should please be directed to the Office of the Director of Public Relations and Information, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force or forwarded to email@example.com.” Stated Nigerian Airforce.
The video below posted on Twitter by @ShehuZubair is what the Nigerian Airforce reacted to and issued the above Statement: