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Boko Haram: Nigerian govt told to declare amnesty for Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu




Former Oyo State Governor, Rashidi Ladoja, has suggested the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to declare amnesty for Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, and chief of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.


Ladoja argued that the Federal Authorities ought to provide Igboho and Kanu official pardon as they’ve accomplished to repented Boko Haram fighters in Borno State.

The previous governor acknowledged this whereas talking with journalists in his Bodija residence on Tuesday.

Recall that Igboho was nabbed by the Worldwide Felony Police Organisation in Cotonou, Benin Republic, whereas Kanu is at the moment in detention within the custody of the Division of State Companies, DSS, whereas his trial continues.

Ladoja mentioned: “Federal authorities has declared amnesty for Boko Haram, they need to additionally declare amnesty for Igboho and the IPOB chief.

“Identical to Kanu, to some folks, Sunday Igboho has additionally grow to be a frontrunner, individuals are agitating for what they consider in. Yoruba leaders, together with the Alaafin of Oyo have been complaining about atrocities dedicated by suspected herdsmen and nothing has been accomplished to it until now.

“Boko Haram members had been arrested a yr in the past by the federal government and have been launched to the Borno State authorities.

“Sunday Igboho was created within the context of killings in Ibarapa axis of Oyo State. No person has been arrested for it and even when they had been arrested, they had been later launched. That’s why folks resorted to self-help.”

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