Ndume threatens to relocate abroad over FG’s rising recurrent expenditure The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has lamented the rising recurrent expenditure in the annual national budget of the Federal Government. He also lamented the huge amount being paid as personnel and overhead costs despite an embargo placed on employment by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.
For some time now, the issue of granting amnesty to repentant Boko-Haram fighters has continued to generate mixed reactions from the public. It should be recalled that for over a decade, the Boko-Haram insurgents have continued to wage war against the Nigerian government in the Northeast, with the sole aim of establishing an Islamic Caliphate in the region.
Nigeria's level of insecurity is perplexing, and many observers and professionals conclude that Nigeria is a failed state based only on this factor. Many informed observers agree that the current administration has, for all intents and purposes, not only been playing second fiddle while the level of insecurity has deteriorated, but has also decided to play Russian roulette with our security by default.
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Insecurity in Nigeria is going down – Ndume Senator Ali Ndume, Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, has said that insecurity in Nigeria is reducing with hope that it will completely be eliminated. Ndume, representing Borno South, said while fielding questions from journalists after the turbaning of All Progressives Congress national chairmanship aspirant, Malam Saliu Mustapha, as the new Turaki of Ilorin on Friday.
Boko Haram: “Most Of Them Will Disclose Those Who Were Their Sources Or Their Sponsors” - Sen. Ndume
Senator Ali Ndume has opened up that surrendered Boko Haram fighters will name their sponsors. Ali Ndume, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, publicized this while speaking to reporters after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Ndume who represents Borno South Senatorial District said that the surrendered fighters would help in providing vital pieces of information to the Nigerian government and security agencies.
Senator Ali Ndume on Thursday, October 21, threatened to leave Nigeria and relocate overseas if relevant authorities refuse to put necessary arrangements in place. The Punch reports that the lawmaker lamented over the huge amount being paid as personnel and overhead costs despite an embargo placed on employment by President Muhammadu Buhari .
Troops of the Nigerian (NA) Army have been commended for the successes so far recorded in the fight against terrorism, insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country. The Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume gave the commendation when he led members of the Senate Committee on Army on a working visit to the Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, has now blown hot on the issue of amnesty for members of Boko Haram sect who decide to surrender to the government. Senator Ali Ndume. Photo Credit: Vanguard. Recall that a few days ago, the Borno State Government had convened a meeting to discuss with village heads and stakeholders on the fate of members of Boko Haram that have surrendered to the military.
1 Question That Begs For An Answer After Senator Ali Deliberated On The Fate Of Repentant Insurgents
The senator representing the good people of Borno South constituency, Senator Ali Ndume has come to proffer a solution on how the repentant Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists that are surrendering almost on weekly basis to the Nigerian troops should be handled. Photo Credit: Channels Television Senator Ndume while speaking on the development made it known that there are national and international laws that guide and directs how repentant combatants or rather insurgents should be revamped or prosecuted.
Recall that some months ago, the Islamic Cleric Sheikh Gumi, had stated that some of the terrorists are "good bandits" and they are willing to repent and support the Nigerian Security agencies to fight the "bad bandits." This caused mixed reactions amongst Nigerians as they queried why some bandits would be identified as "good."
The Nigeria Senate had reportedly disagreed with the Federal Government over embargo on employment and yearly increase of workers’ salaries. According to them, "the embargo is turning into a time bomb that can explode at any time, because of millions of youths seeking employment without success."
The activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in most areas in the north pose serious security challenges to the nation. These Boko Haram insurgents have carried out series of unlawful activities within some villages and hence, leaving residents of the area to live in fear and panic. Some residents of the areas Boko Haram have carried out these nefarious activities have become occupants in internally displaced camps which were provided by the government.
Just recently in an interview, Senator Ali Ndume who is representing Borno South and also the Chairman of Senate committee on Army insisted that all repented Boko Haram Insurgents should be Investigated and prosecuted effectively. However, over the weeks, thousands of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered their arms to the Nigerian Army.
[Opinion] The FG Should Interrogate and Prosecute Repentant Boko Haram Members Like Senator Ndume Suggested
Recently, the chairman of the Senate committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume said that repentant Boko Haram members should be interrogated and prosecuted, but do you think he is right? Since 2009, the Boko Haram terrorist group has been a major source of terrorism and multiple casualties in Nigeria and neighbouring nations.
The lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial district, Senator Ali Ndume has once again broken his silence. This time around, he talked about repentant Boko Haram terrorists and what should be done to them, most especially the ones that have blood on their hands. "Senator Ali Ndume |The Nation|"
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume has said that over 1000 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered in Cameroon. Ndume said this after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to newsmen. Speaking on the repentant Boko Haram, he said most of them were Nigerians, and the Borno State government is making arrangements about the fighters.
Bandits, terrorists lost human rights when they picked arms against Nigeria -Ndume replies activists
In a recent report, Senator Ali Ndume, the Senate Committee Chairman on Army said that bandits, terrorists and other criminals must not be spared in the onslaught by the military and other security agents. According to Him, bandits, terrorists and other criminal gangs, who are being bombarded across the northern part of Nigeria, have lost their “human rights” the moment they decided to pick arms against the state and the people, cautioning security agents to be mindful of human rights of criminal not to “play the devil.”
The controversies surrounding the de-radicalization, rehabilitation and reintegration program for repentant Boko Haram started many years ago, when the Nigerian Military under the instructions of the federal government of Nigeria decided to reintegrate repentant insurgents back into the society "Photo Credit; Google" All throughout these years, many Nigerians including notable politicians have not failed to express their displeasure over the scheme.
The former President Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said borrowing to accumulate debt for the next generation is criminal. He said this in a reaction to the Federal Government’s plan to source for more loans. Photo credit: daily trust Just last week, President Buhari wrote to the senate seeking for an approval to borrow $4,054,476,863 and €710 million.
Court declined the request of Senator Ali Ndume to withdraw as a Surety for embattled former chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. Source: Goggle The Federal High Court in Abuja took the decision on Monday when it observed that the same matter has also been filled before a Court of Appeal and therefore amounts to abuse of court processes.