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Boko Haram, ISWAP sponsors: Buhari’s govt accused of having ‘skeletons in cupboard’

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of intentionally refusing to uncover names of Nigerians which can be allegedly sponsoring Boko Haram, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and different terrorist teams within the nation.

NAIJATABLOID experiences that the Buhari-led authorities had on a number of events, introduced the invention of these allegedly financing terrorism and inflicting havoc in lots of components of the nation, significantly the Northeast.

President Buhari had on October 1, 2021, alleged that an unidentified member of the Nationwide Meeting and different people had been sponsoring terrorism, even the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB was fingered within the accusations.

Nonetheless, NAIJATABLOID can report that 4 months later, the names of the alleged sponsors are but to be made recognized to most people regardless of calls by Nigerians, demanding the arrest and prosecution of the alleged financiers.

On Thursday, the Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, throughout a press briefing in Abuja, mentioned about 123 corporations and 96 financiers of terrorism, significantly these backing Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP have been uncovered.

Reacting, the Nationwide Coordinator of the Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, Emmanuel Onwubuko in an interview with DAILY POST on Friday, accused the Buhari administration of intentionally withholding the names of the alleged sponsors.

HURIWA alleged that the Federal Authorities just isn’t critical about ending the insecurity throughout the nation, insisting that the federal government has the info of Nigerians and will have the ability to fish out the alleged financers.

He mentioned, “The secrecy surrounding the revealing of the identities of the terrorism sponsors is a pointer to the truth that some individuals in authorities are into one thing that they don’t need Nigerians to know. Nigerians have the fitting to know those that have made life very unlucky for them for greater than a decade.

“The federal government has skeletons in its cabinet and that’s the reason they hold violating the rights of Nigerians to know the sponsors of Boko Haram and different terrorist teams. This is the reason they’re after radio stations and different media platforms, making an attempt to silence the voice of Nigerians.

“The legal professional basic of the federation as soon as advised Nigerians that they’ve compiled over 400 names of some terrorists and have charged them to court docket, the place is that case and what’s the standing of that matter?”, Onwubiko requested

Recall {that a} former Police Commissioner, Emmanuel Ojukwu, had requested the federal authorities to cease making mere media bulletins of the existence of sponsors of terrorism however have them arrested and prosecuted.

Whereas that includes on Channels Tv on Thursday, the ex-police boss mentioned, “To finance terrorism is a prison offence, the legal guidelines are there, activate the authorized course of and get them arrested”.

In accordance with him, the FG ought to cease disturbing Nigerians with the information of discovery however ought to provide you with the identities of the alleged sponsors. Supply: DailyPost

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