Comedian Cute Abiola is in our custody and not missing, Navy tells Nigerians
Comedian Cute Abiola is in our custody, says Navy. The Nigerian Navy said yesterday that popular comedian, Cute Abiola, was in their custody and not missing.
A comedian Mr Macaroni had on Tuesday taken to his Instagram page to announce that his colleague Cute Abiola was missing since Monday, November 15 when he went to his office at Navy town. The Navy in a statement by Commodore Suleman Dahun yesterday said Cute Abiola, whose real name is Abdulgafar A. A, is a naval personnel and was being held for violating the Armed Forces of Nigeria social media policy.
It reads, “The attention of the Nigerian Navy has been drawn to an online newstory which claims that 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 of 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.”