The Nigerian Army has stepped up its manufacturing and procurement of high grade military weapons and vehicles in recent years. This is being done with the aim of finding effective solutions to the security challenges faced by troops and civilians in the Northeast region of Nigeria. An example of such high grade military vehicles is the United Arab Emirates (UAE) made Isotrex Phantom 2 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle which has positively helped the Nigerian Army in fighting terrorism in Northeast Nigeria.
Why I Won’t Reveal Sponsors Of Boko Haram, Terrorism— Anti-graft Agency, @officialEFCC Boss, Bawa The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has said he cannot publicly reveal the Identities of people bankrolling Boko Haram terrorists and other insurgents in Nigeria.
Over the past few years, the Nigerian government has been in a fierce battle with Boko Haram, a religious sect that is against western education. The insurgents have carried several abductions of students in the North and suicide bombings as well. The militants went as far as making mockery of the Nigerian army by making an open display of ammunition captured reportedly from the soldiers.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE), recently released the names of those involved in the sponsorship of terrorism. Meanwhile, the Guardian newspaper reported that six Nigerians were among those indicted by UAE. (Photo credit: NollymoviesPlanetTv) The six Nigerians include Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad.
Days ago, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, said during a Channels Television programme that he cannot publicly reveal the identities of people funding Boko Haram terrorists and other insurgents in Nigeria. The anti-corruption chief gave some plausible reason also.
OPINION: Why The Decision Of Buhari's FG Not To Expose Sponsors Of Terrorism Is A Wise Political Move
Nigerians can remember that the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) named six Nigerians in its list of sponsors of terrorism. After that development, many people have been expecting the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government to expose the people named in the list by UAE.
OPINION: How Bawa Made The Best Decision By Not Exposing Nigerians Funding Terrorists On Channels TV
It may seem like something is fishy when Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said he can not publicly mention those who are behind the financing of Boko Haram and other terrorism activities in Nigeria but don't think at it that way.
Observations From AGF Malami's Statement On Why Federal Govt Is Yet To Expose Sponsors Of Boko Haram
One of the major challenge affecting Northern Nigeria is Boko Haram insurgency. For more than a decade now, a lot of lives and properties have been lost as a result of the actions of the terrorist group. Over the years, a lot of people have alleged that the sect is funded by a certain group of people in the country.
Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the federal government is not interested in exposing sponsors of terrorism. Adesina stated this during an interview on Channels Television on Monday. Photo credit: Channel TV Recall that the Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week Monday named six Nigerians with ties to insurgent group Boko Haram as terrorist financiers.
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) identified as Abdulrasheed Bawa, said that he cannot disclose the names and identities of people sponsoring Boko Haram in Nigeria. Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, collapsed while delivering a speech on identity theft and other forms of corruption in Nigeria.
According to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, financiers of terrorism in Nigeria will soon be made known to Nigerians in the nearest future. The United Arab Emirates had set the preference by naming six Nigerians among 32 others for allegedly financing terrorism.
Why Buhari Govt Will Not Expose Sponsors Of Terrorism -Femi Adesina Photo Credit: Independent Nigeria The Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government is not interested in exposing sponsors of terrorism. The presidency spokesperson who spoke in an interview on Channels Television said instead of exposing terrorism, the FG will rather focus on the prosecution of suspects.
The Spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina has stated that the Federal Government will not name or shame those who have been indicted by UAE as sponsors of Terrorism in Nigeria. During an interview session with the Channels Television on Monday 20th September, 2021, Adeshina stated that the Government is more interested in prosecuting those found guilty of the allegations.
The EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa said on Thursday that he can't publicly expose those financing Boko Haram and other terrorism acts in Nigeria. It was reported earlier in the week, that the authorities of the United Arab Emirates listed six Nigerians among those funding terrorism. The EFCC Boss was asked about those funding terrorism in Nigeria on Channels TV, but Mr Bawa said he cannot discuss a sensitive national security issue on national television.
Six Nigerians have been named by the United Arab Emirates as financiers of terrorism including Boko Haram and other criminal activities. The UAE Cabinet on Monday issued Resolution No 83 of 2021, designating a total of 38 individuals and 15 entities on its approved list of persons and organisations supporting Boko Haram and other terrorist cause.
Recently, the Government of the United Arab Emirates released six names of Nigerians sponsoring terrorism in Nigeria. Since then, Nigerians are waiting for the Federal Government to address them on what will happen to the suspects but nothing has been done. Last week, the EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa who spoke on Channels TV said he cannot expose the names of those sponsoring terrorism but investigations are still going on to ascertain if they are guilty.
Opinion: Why The Chairman Of EFCC, Bawa Is Right Not To Expose Those Financing Boko Haram In Nigeria
Obviously, terrorist groups such as ISWAP, Boko Haram, and others that have been terrorizing Nigeria for many years couldn't have been functioning, and well-equipped, without some powerful people funding them. Also, It can be recalled that the authorities of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week, listed six Nigerians among those funding terrorism.
picture.credit.aljazerra.com Terrorism is a global threat. No right thinking person would support this evil menace, which has killed and ruined the properties of many people, many of them homeless. Countries like the US have done so much to help Nigeria end terrorist activities. They have supported us with fighter jets, ammunition, cash, etc.
Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has stated that he is unable to publicly publish the names of those who fund Boko Haram terrorists and other rebels in Nigeria. On Thursday evening, the EFCC chief made the comment on Channels TV's Politics Today.
The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , has made it known to the government that he cannot publicly mention those financing Boko Haram and other terrorism acts in Nigeria. Speaking further, the EFCC chairman stated that earlier in the week, authorities of the United Arab Emirates listed six Nigerians among those funding terrorism.