Nigerian Navy has announced the arrest of a popular Instagram comedian, Cute Abiola (real name Abdulgafar Ahmad) who is also one of its Personnel.
There were speculations on the Social Media that he was missing.
The Nigerian Navy in a Press statement by its spokesperson Commodore, Saluman Dahun said Abdulgafar who is being detained in his unit for violating the Armed Forces of Nigeria social media policy.
It statement read, “The attention of the Nigerian Navy has been drawn to an online newstory which claims that a naval personnel, OSCOMP Abdulgafar AA, who incidentally is a popular comedian known as Cute Abiola, has gone missing.
“The Nigerian Navy wishes to categorically debunk this false news report currently trending online.
“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.”