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Nigeria insecurity: Bandits are terrorists – DG, APC Govs Forum



Director-Normal of the Progressive Governors Discussion board (PGF) Salihu Lukman has declared bandits working in Nigeria’s North-West and North-Central as terrorists.

PGF is the physique of Governors elected on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform.

On Thursday, Lukman condemned the place by Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and others that bandits should not terrorists.

“Self-appointed counsels to the bandits, similar to Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, have gotten extra assured, and irresponsibly mobilising opposition in opposition to declaring bandits’ terrorists”, he fumed in an announcement.

Lukman stated all of the research about insecurity and banditry in Nigeria confirmed that the outlaws have all of the traits of terrorist teams.

He cited the examine Dr Murtala Ahmed Rufa’i offered in Sokoto on the fifteenth Usman Danfodio College Seminar Sequence on September 9.


Titled “I’m a Bandit – A Decade of Analysis in Zamfara State Bandit’s Den”, the report discovered that bandits have contacts throughout the Sahel, significantly Libya and Mali.

It revealed bandits have been in possession of extra that 500 AK-47 weapons, weapons like RPGs and Anti-Plane.

“The report indicated that there are over 60,000 weapons in circulation’ within the North-West alone”, the PGF DG famous.

Lukman stated how APC can facilitate the reform of data administration constructions and mobilise residents to help authorities initiatives will decide its electoral viability.

The politician questioned how the ruling social gathering allowed “false nationwide debates” such because the settlement between Nigeria and the US on using 12 new Tremendous Tucano fighters.

Lukman declared that it indicated a weak communication administration framework, “which can solely worsen the challenges dealing with the nation”.

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