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Buhari’s Amnesty Can Make Boko Haram Take Over Nigerian Government – Arewa Group




The Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board has mentioned President Muhammadu Buhari shouldn’t pardon “repentant” Boko Haram fighters that will later turn into Taliban and spring unrest comparable to occurred in Afghanistan.

AYCF warned that the pardoned Boko Haram insurgents who have been reintegrated into the society could replicate in Nigeria what Talibans did in Afghanistan.

The AYCF Nationwide President, Yerima Shettima, mentioned the Boko Haram insurgents could take over the Nigerian authorities just like the Taliban did in Afghanistan.

Shettima mentioned this whereas talking with Day by day Publish whereas condemning the choice of the Nigerian authorities to rehabilitate repentant Boko Haram members.

He mentioned, “Issues like this must be an expertise we must always work on forward of time to avert, and that’s the reason I defer from this ideology of granting amnesty to individuals who dedicated a lot harm to Nigeria.

“Within the case of the Taliban in Afghanistan, you will note that it’s the identical factor that replicated itself that we in Nigeria are nearly bumping into now.

“Do not forget that it was the thought of Obama to grant some Taliban leaders amnesty; ultimately, they gathered momentum and all of a sudden ousted a reputable authorities as a result of they see themselves as the federal government already.

“This identical expertise we’re more likely to have, however God forbid, we’ll resist such in Nigeria. Why ought to any person who dedicated the crime of killing individuals, chasing individuals out of their houses to IDP camps, killing them nonetheless be reintegrated into the society?

“As an alternative of attempting to rehabilitate victims again to their houses, the federal government is celebrating the identical man who artificially created the difficulty for them that they’re exhausted. They might in all probability regroup and assault once more; we are actually busy granting them amnesty; I actually don’t perceive what Nigerians suppose at instances.

“Should you grant them amnesty, do you suppose the society will permit them to take a seat round? It’s unimaginable. Authorities must be all out to struggle them as soon as and for all, prosecute them and make them face the regulation as a result of that will function a deterrent to those that felt cheated can be completely happy, and the society would additionally know that you may’t do issues wrongly and get away with it. This may even function a deterrent to these considering of committing such crimes.

“At this time, we’ve got an issue of terrorism with bandits; in case you suppose you may’t prosecute them however grant them amnesty, then there is no such thing as a have to preserve individuals in jail; permit all people to return again residence, give amnesty to all people lets know we’re in a society the place crime turns into the order of the day.”


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