The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has denied the existence of secret graveyards in the North-East.
The denial is coming after the Wall Street Journal published its claim of secret graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast area of operation.
Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Defence Information, in a statement said, “This insinuation can only emanate from an uninformed position of the author of the said publication. It, therefore, becomes necessary to inform the public that the Armed Forces of Nigeria has a rich and solemn tradition for the interment of our fallen heroes.
“Therefore, it must be unambiguously clarified that the Armed Forces of Nigeria does not indulge in secret burials, as it is sacrilegious and profanity to extant ethos and
Culled from Sahara Reporters