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Latest Boko Haram Video, Handiwork Of Selfish Nigerians – Arewa Youths

Posted: Apr 3, 2016 at 5:23 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nedum Noble, Abuja

A Northern group, Arewa Youths Integrity Forum has described the latest video of Boko Haram claiming it hasn’t surrendered as the handiwork of some selfish Nigerians who are determined to ensure that the insurgency continues.

 Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar, National President of the Group, in a press conference in Abuja, said with the recently released video, it is obvious that there a cracks within the ranks of the Boko Haram terrorists.

Describing these individuals as “war entrepreneurs”,  Abubakar said “the war entrepreneurs that defrauded the Goodluck Jonathan administration to the tune of billions of naira with the claims of negotiation and ceasefire are back to their game of wanting to keep exploiting Boko Haram for monetary gains”

He said it was a fortunate thing that the Nigerian Army and indeed the military dismissed the indirect call for a truce and pressed on with President Muhammadu Buhari’s orders as Commander in Chief to wipe out the terrorists.

He said, “They will use the two videos as compelling argument to draw the federal government into engaging them as brokers and will thus pocket the proceeds of the media they had carefully set up. The nation must not be led down this path again.

“Furthermore, an equally possible facet is that Boko Haram sponsors, patrons and benefactors who want to rubbish the Army and the Federal Government used paid actors for either of the videos or for both. The intention would be for the Federal Government the Army to become complacent and engage in premature celebration of a seriously battered Boko Haram and consequently slowing down the offensive against the murderers who will then have time to regroup and receive arms and logistics to take on the military.”

He appealed to the Army and the Federal Government not to be lulled into any false sense of achievement by the kind of trick that Boko Haram just pulled so that it will not repeat the mistakes of the previous administration and leaderships that were dealing with paid actors while the terrorists continued on rampage.