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Why It Will Be A Great Mistake For President Buhari To Hide The Names Of Boko Haram Sponsors

President Muhammed Buhari's Government has recently announced that they will not be naming and shaming alleged Sponsors of Boko Haram from Nigeria. This was made known through the President's media aide, Femi Adesina in Channels Television where he said that the President is not Intrested in declaring sponsors of the Terrorist group public rather, the aim of the present administration is to bring perpetrators to justice.

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They have been calls for the President to release the personal identities of Boko Haram financiers after the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami earlier annouced that some high-profile Nigerians have been financing Terriosm in Nigeria. However, in this article I will showing why it will be a great mistake for Mr Buhari's regime not to do so.

We will loose the trust of the Americans and Block assistance from the International Community

United States agreeing to support us means they will come with some cutting edge technology which will boost the capabilities of the Nigerian Military in taking on the Terriost. But they have been growing concerns that the American may loose intrest to help because of the inability of the Federal Government to expose these sponsors and lock them up.This will not only block the opportunity for the American government to collaborate with Nigerian Government and end Terriosm in Nigeria, it will also hinder any assistance from the International Community to help Nigeria defeat terrorism .

Recall that the United States Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard, had promised to Cooperate with the Nigerian Military to identify the sponsors of Boko Haram.

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In addition, a former Assistant Director of the Department of State Service, Dennis Amachree also asserted that the United States are ready to partner with Nigeria to fight against terrorism noting that the United States are waiting for President Buhari’s Government reponse to their current gestures.

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