The Nigerian army, on Monday, turned down a query about calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Service Chiefs attributable to Boko Haram and ISWAP assaults.
Hashtag #SackTheServiceChiefs is trending after the Saturday bloodbath in Borno.
The funeral of 43 Zabarmari farmers killed by Boko Haram was held on Sunday.
The victims had been brutally murdered at Koshebe village in Mafa Native Authorities Space.
On Channels Tv’s Dawn Day by day, Main Normal John Enenche, Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, refused to touch upon the clamour for a change of army heads.
“You aren’t being truthful to me, asking me that query about change of service chiefs. It’s past me,” the spokesman instructed the interviewer.
Reacting to the United Nations’ place that terrorists murdered as many as 110 civilians on the weekend, Enenche mentioned it stays unconfirmed.
“I knew it (the UN determine) goes to return up as a result of it’s coming from the United Nations and never a supply that doesn’t wish to be recognized. This can be a supply that has recognized itself that 110 particularly (had been murdered).”
The Normal confirmed that some folks bumped into the bush throughout the assault however had began returning.
“As at 2 pm yesterday (Sunday), I known as them they usually received again to me at about 7 pm yesterday, nonetheless counting, trying if they may get better (extra corpses). We name it Exploitation after Motion Evaluate.”
The Normal famous that army officers and Governor Babagana Zulum counted 43 our bodies.
“We could rely as much as the determine he gave sooner or later. However as it’s, what we’ve counted with the locals remains to be 43. And we hope that we don’t get past that”, Enenche added.
Throughout his go to to Zabarmari, locals knowledgeable Zulum that plenty of indigenes had been nonetheless lacking.