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Boko Haram: Lai Mohammed under fire for ‘defending’ repentant terrorists

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The Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed has been rebuked over his remark that repentant Boko Haram members can’t be prosecuted or killed.

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan described Mohammed assertion as “a lie.”

Mohammed had mentioned granting amnesty to repentant terrorists was the perfect factor to do.

The minister had defined that prosecuting and killing repentant terrorists was towards world greatest practices.

Reacting, Omokri dismissed Mohammed’s explanations, stressing that terrorists are criminals not troopers.

Omokri recalled that allies prosecuted Nazi prisoners of conflict after the Second World Battle.

In a tweet, he wrote: “Yesterday, Lai Mohammed mentioned Nigeria can’t prosecute repentant Boko Haram members as a result of they’re prisoners of conflict.

“To begin with, that may be a lie. Terrorists are criminals not troopers. Additionally, the allies prosecuted Nazi prisoners of conflict after the Second World Battle.”

In the meantime, a number of Boko Haram members lately surrendered to the navy within the southern Borno cities of Konduga, Bama, and Mafa.

Boko Haram, ISWAP: Why Buhari govt can’t kill repentant terrorists – Lai Mohammed

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