Effectively-liked Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, has referred to the Federal Authorities to current bandits ready to make peace ‘blanket amnesty’ if the current security state of affairs ought to be tackled.
The Islamic scholar disclosed this on Friday whereas addressing journalists in Minna, Niger State capital.
The Federal authorities ought to offer them blanket amnesty, then if any particular person continues, then we’ll maintain them,” Sheikh Gumi Asks said whereas giving updates on the requires of the bandits.
This was after the cleric visited the camp of some bandits working in Niger State.
He outlined that among the many complaints of the bandits are that they’d been being killed and maimed unjustly.
“The end result (of his go-to) could also be very constructive. We have many factions and each faction is saying I’ve complaints and grievances – we’re persecuted, we’re arrested, we’re lynched -,” the cleric said, quoting the bandits.
Speaking relating to his dialogue all through his secret go to to the bandits, Sheik Gumi said there is a constructive response from the bandits who’re holding the Kagara school college students and their staff captive.
He, nonetheless, did not state if the students have been launched.
Gumi’s suggestions comes only a few days after gunmen gained entry to Authorities Science Faculty, Kagara, Rafi Native Authorities Area of Niger State spherical 2:00 am and kidnapped scores of students, lecturers, and loads of others.
The varsity principal who escaped from the assault confirmed to Channels Television that the gunmen received right here in a navy uniform and shot sporadically into the air. He said the operation started from the employee’s quarters the place they kidnapped members of staff along with a pair sooner than they gained entry to the students’ hostels.
One scholar was killed in the middle of the assault.