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‘ISWAP now chasing Boko Haram to Northwest’ – El-Rufai




Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has revealed what he described as his largest concern about Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorist group.

El-Rufai mentioned the largest concern is that Boko Haram members could relocate from the Northeast to the Northwest.

The governor disclosed this on the ‘Fountain Summit’, an occasion organised by the Ekiti Authorities on Thursday.

He known as for a collaborative effort between the federal, state governments, and Nigerians in combating terrorism.

In line with El-Rufai: “Bear in mind as soon as upon a time, Boko Haram was solely in north-east. Now, the largest concern now we have within the north-west is that they’re relocating to the north-west as a result of they’re being chased out from the north-east by ISWAP.

“When they’re chased out of the north-west, the place do you suppose they are going to come? Some place else. It’s one thing we should always all be involved about; not solely federal and state collaboration, but in addition throughout the nation.

“Don’t see what is going on in Kaduna and say it’s not my downside. Will probably be your downside in the future, until it’s solved.”

The governor additionally admitted safety challenges throughout the nation, stressing that Nigerians ought to be involved.

“We now have safety challenges, however our buyers know the place their property are and so they know that these property are secure and we’ve by no means seen the headlines of safety affecting our influx of investments.

“However we should work on enhancing safety or greater than that, we should cease this ‘us versus them’ mentality and collaborate extra intently,” he added.

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