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Nigeria: Lai Mohammed explains why repentant Boko Haram terrorists won’t be prosecuted

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 Nigeria: Lai Mohammed explains why repentant Boko Haram terrorists gained’t be prosecuted The Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai …

 Nigeria: Lai Mohammed explains why repentant Boko Haram terrorists gained’t be prosecuted

The Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Authorities is not going to prosecute repentant terrorists “as a result of there are worldwide conventions’’ that should be repected.

The minister stated the requires the prosecution of the surrendered terrorists quite than granting them amnesty is towards the worldwide finest practices.

Mohammed stated this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Washington, United States on Friday, August 20, 2021.

He stated, “I personally spoke to the navy authorities earlier than I left Nigeria they usually stated what they have been doing is what the worldwide apply dictates about troopers that surrendered that must be handled as prisoners of struggle.

“You can not simply shoot them as a result of there are worldwide conventions that give rights additionally to prisoners of struggle.

“What the navy is doing is that once they give up, they profile them to make sure that they’re real and reintegrate them into the society.’’

The minister added that it was unlucky and inconceivable that some Nigerians can be spreading pretend information that the surrendered insurgents can be engaged within the navy.

He, nevertheless, suggested “fifth columnists and naysayers” to cease spewing unfavorable and false narratives round Boko Haram members who’re surrendering in droves within the North-East.

Supply: The Pulse

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