The Defence Intelligence Agency has spoken up on why it declared a former Nigerian Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, wanted.
Recall that the Rtd. Navy Commodore had in an interview revealed how the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration refused to probe high profile politicians whom Boko Haram terrorists named as their sponsors.
The interview which has received lots of reactions online and offline, where many feared the life of the Commodore might be at risk following the revelations.
Speaking on why it declared the Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, wanted, the DIA, reacting to a report made by SaharaReporters said “it invited Olawunmi to its headquarters in a ”text message to come over as a retired military officer to shed more lights with the information that would assist the AFN to further fight against terrorism, insurgency and banditry.”
Below is a press statement obtained by Sahara Reporters.
“Please gentlemen of the press. There is a SaharaReporters’ online news that the DIA has ordered for the arrest of Cdre Olawunmi rtd. We are issuing a statement soon. You recall he said he his (sic) privileged to lots of information during his media interview on Channels. He was only invite (sic) through text message to come over as a retired military officer to shed more lights with the information that would assist the AFN to further fight against terrorism, insurgency and banditry.
“Also recall that the CDS has just concluded his tour of the 6 Geo-Political Zones where he solicited for the support and cooperation of retired military officers. Arrest of persons was not part of it.”
“The Defence Intelligence Agency is the primary military intelligence agency of Nigeria.
“The agency has declared retired Navy Commodore Kunle Olawunmi wanted for spilling the beans over Boko Haram sponsors in the Buhari regime. They asked him to come with his international passport on Tuesday to the DIA office in Abuja.”
Meanwhile, it should be recalled that Olawunmi spoke when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme.
The Professor of Global Security Studies had condemned Tuesday’s attack by bandits on the Kaduna campus of Nigeria’s foremost military university, the Nigerian Defence Academy, where two military officers were killed and another kidnapped.