Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have named six Nigerians with ties to Boko Haram as terrorist financiers. Source: The Guardian The UAE cabinet, on Monday, issued Resolution No 83 of 2021, designating 38 individuals and 15 entities as backers of the sect and other terrorist cause.
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said that he cannot publicly mention those financing Boko Haram and other terrorism acts in Nigeria, and that Nigerians will know the identities of the financiers at the right time. Bawa said this when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ current affairs programme on Thursday.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has named six Nigerians on their wanted list for terrorism. The Arab country had listed 38 individuals and 15 entities, according to the foreign news platform, Al Arabaiya. “The decision, WAM stated, comes within the framework of the UAE’s efforts to target and disrupt networks associated with the financing of terrorism and its associated activities,” Al Arabiya said in its report.
Examining The Reasons Femi Adesina Gave For The Government's Unwillingness To Name Terror Financiers
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that the Buhari administration is not interested in naming or shaming the financiers and sponsors of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the country. The presidential aide, who stated that while featuring in the Monday edition of the Channels Television program, Politics Today, added that the government is rather interested in bringing the terrorism sponsors to justice.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has designated six Nigerians as major Financiers of Boko Haram and world terrorism. The decision on Monday when the Federal Cabinet met at " Abu Dhabi". The news of the Cabinet's decision was made known by the State-run WAM news agency.