The Nigerian Army has disclosed that the body making the rounds on social media been purported as that of the missing Maj Gen IM Alkali rtd. is false.
The denial is contained in a statement released by the Army after the image went viral on social media.
“The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a charred body purported to be that of the missing Maj Gen IM Alkali rtd. The Nigerian Army wishes to state that the information is false and hereby dissociates itself from the viral picture.”
“Meanwhile, the COAS LT Gen TY Buratai has commended the task force that recovered the vehicle of the senior officer from the DU pond. He has however charged them to redouble their efforts towards unraveling the whereabouts of the retired senior officer.”