Reports have been refuted by the Nigerian Army alleging that the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, is the sponsor of the Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) NGO.
On Wednesday, November 4, the organization held a press conference where they issued a seven-day ultimatum to Amnesty International, a global rights organisation, to leave Nigeria. Here, read.
While publishing the article, the Sahara Reporters reported that Burutai was the sponsor of the NGO.
The Army described the assertion as “fake news” in its response.