A coalition of 15 northern-based civil society organizations in Kano State, accused some northern governors of allegedly turning the rising cases of kidnapping and banditry in the region into money-spinning ventures as reported by Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter handle.
The report from Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter handle also said that the groups under the umbrella of the Non-State Actors Consultative Forum also kicked against Governors of Zamfara, Kastina States, and other elites in the North calling for negotiation with terrorists as an alternative to military intervention to end insecurity in the country.
The report from Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter handle also said that the Co-convener of collation, Mr. Ibrahim Waiya, alleged that political actors in the North have devised a new strategy to swinging public resources through negotiation with bandits. The report also said Mr. Wait said that the new trend is being orchestrated to undermine the national security architecture and efforts of the military to stop the invasion of terrorists may spell dome for the country if not quickly addressed.
The report from Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter handle also said that Mr. Waiya condemned the action of the governors who are granting amnesty to bandits, terrorists, and abductors, he said that such action was an act of legitimizing terrorism in the country. The report from Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter also said that the Co-convener disclosed that the forum was discontented with the huge resources that exchanged hands between politicians and the bandits in the name of ransom, he said that the governors have failed to address poverty and joblessness which remain the root cause of insecurity in the North. Below is proof of the report from Nigeria Newsdesk on their Twitter handle;
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