The defence headquarters says there is no evidence to support the allegation that ISIS has been “sneaking Jihadists into Nigeria from Syria”. John Agim, acting director of defence information, said this in Abuja on Wednesday. Agim said if it is true that the militants had been training fighters in Nigeria, proactive measures would be taken to “nip such development in the bud”.
According to him, the armed forces of Nigeria is aware that there is collaboration between terrorist groups, thus, it is important to note that the activity of one group in a country influences other groups in other countries.
He promised that the Nigeria military will continue to condemn all tactics by terrorist groups of isolating the Armed Forces of Nigeria, from any foreign collaboration.” He also assured Nigerians that the armed forces is capable of defending the country, urging that the ill motivated stories, clips and their claims should be disregarded.