Colonel Sagir Musa
Colonel Sagir Musa

Army disowns ‘Operation Positive Identification’

NEWS DIGEST – The Army on Saturday disowned the Operation Positive Identification allegedly being promoted by a group called Bricks company.

The army said it has nothing to do with that particular operation and is different from its (army) own “ongoing operation positive identification which is intelligence driven, deliberate, targeted operation and not an independent operation but is integral and complimentary to Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the Northeast.”

The Acting Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, said in a statement yesterday that the public should disregard the statement by Bricks Company on Operation Positive Identification.

Musa said: “following the widespread apprehension on the purported Nigerian Army (NA) operation positive identification from 1 November to 23 December 2019, as mischievously peddled on the social media by a hitherto unknown and fictitious organization, the so-called Bricks Company, which alleges that the NA will conduct the operation and went ahead to state how the operation will be conducted by the Army.

“Specifically, Bricks alleges that – “residents shall witness large numbers of uniformed Nigerian Army personnel parading the roads in an exercise known as OPI.