The Defence Headquarters has labelled human rights group, Amnesty International as a sponsor of terrorism in Nigeria.
This statement was made when the Defence Headquarters reacted by condemning a recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on activities of the Nigerian army in the North-East region.
Amnesty International alleged that troops of the Nigerian army razed down villages and unlawfully detained locals in a rescue operation in its’ report.
Reacting to this, Defence Headquarters’ Acting Director Defence Information Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, accused the group of deliberately supporting the acts of terrorism perpetrated against Nigeria by the Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African State (ISWAP) terror groups.
Explainig further, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Military accused the group of undermining Nigeria’s Military campaign against terrorism in the North East.