President Muhammadu Buhari has described Boko Haram terrorists as home-bred Nigerian victims of unemployment and poverty.
The President admitted that the nation is at present dealing with extreme poverty and unemployment which makes the insurgency within the North-East problematic.
The President disclosed that he requested one of many governors within the North-East in regards to the identities of the insurgents and was informed that they’re Nigerians, and never foreigners from neighbouring international locations.
Buhari stated this throughout Come up Information TV programme monitored by SaharaReporters on Thursday.
“The issue of the North-East was troublesome. The current governor is working very laborious. He’s taking lots of dangers. I requested him, this Boko Haram, is it our individuals? Is it Nigerians or different individuals from different international locations? He stated they’re Nigerians.
“Like I stated, you may’t kill harmless individuals and say ‘God is nice’. Now we have an issue of unemployment. Now we have lots of youths wanting mainly for what to eat, to not discuss of lodging and others.
“The extent of poverty is sort of unimaginable. So that is our drawback. These actually protecting in contact with what we’re doing, they know the distinction between the time we got here in and now.
“The individuals of North-East and South-South are the judges of this administration and the situations they had been in earlier than,” the Nigerian President stated.
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