The Nigerian Navy has denied an online newstory which claims that a naval personnel, OSCOMP Abdulgafar AA, a popular comedian known as Cute Abiola, has gone missing.
The Navy regarded the news as fake and unfounded.
The Navy in a statement by Commodore Suleman Dahun, however said, OSCOMP Abdulgafar is currently under custody in his unit for breaching the Armed Forces Social Media Policy and refusal to obey particular orders.
“The Nigerian Navy wishes to avail itself this incident to remind its personnel to comply with the provisions of the Armed Forces Social Media Policy in their usage of social media platforms.
“The Policy, amongst others, is emplaced to protect their personal safety and security as well as the information integrity of the activities of the Armed Forces of Nigeria.” Dahun said.