Insurgency: Borno Elders Sabotaging Our Efforts – Army Chief

This is really outrageous. If it is true and it is true, then the government of the federation should take a no nonsense stand on this matter.  The Nigerian Army have  alerted the nation about what some elders and leaders of Borno state and other States of the North East are doing. According to the Nigerian Arny , the elders and leaders of the Nigerian Northern States, are working against the efforts of the Nigerian Army. army

With this latest situation on ground, the whole efforts to bring the terrorists activities of Boko Haram group to an end by December this year in accordance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive will not be possible.

According to the Nigerian army Chief, these people  includes some  top politicians. They have even gone to  the extent of  recruiting  the services of Marabouts and other unethical means to reverse the gains made so far in the war by the Nigerian Army.
The Army chief have reiterated that for those elders whose sinister attitude betrays the efforts of the Nigerian Army, risk being caught and arrested. And if caught, will be dealt with accordingly with the provision of the law.

According to the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman said, “the Nigerian Army wishes to inform the public and send a very strong and serious final warning to some prominent individuals and political groups who
hail from Borno State in particular and North East generally,  that there is information of  plans by some highly placed individuals and political groups to undermine and scuttle the fight against terrorism and insurgency in this country.
“The unscrupulous individuals and their cohorts are determined to reverse the gains made and scuttle our efforts of achieving the Presidential directive to defeat Boko Haram terrorists within 3
months.
“They are enlisting the services of some Non- Governmental Organizations in this grand

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