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Boko Haram: Northern Govs Name For Investigation Into Obadiah’s Remark

The Chairman of the Northern Governors Discussion board, Simon Lalong has reacted to the new remark of the previous presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress within the 2019 common elections, Dr. Obadiah Mailafiya, that one of the vital northern governors is the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria.

The Northern Governors Discussion board has known as on safety companies to analyze the allegation.

Lalong in a observation launched thru his spokesman famous that the discussion board is anxious concerning the allegation of the previous Deputy Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria.

Consistent with him, the discussion board, which has been running with the Federal Executive, safety companies, neighborhood, civil society, conventional and spiritual leaders in addition to construction companions to defeat terrorism, banditry and different types of crimes within the area, reveals the allegation “very weighty and merits additional investigation.”

Lalong stated, “We as Northern Governors have met severally to speak about lack of confidence within the northern area and the country at massive the place we didn’t most effective condemn the actions of terrorist teams reminiscent of Boko Haram, bandits, armed robbers, kidnappers and different criminals but in addition engaged the President and all heads of safety companies to find answers to the issue.”

“To now say that one among our participants is main Boko Haram in Nigeria is a significant allegation that can’t be swept underneath the carpet.”

“We call for a direct and thorough investigation.”

Lalong known as on Obadiah and different Nigerians with helpful data to help safety companies and Governments in any respect ranges with such intelligence for correct motion.

The Governor additional mentioned that he hopes the allegation aren’t an try to discourage governors from the area from battle lack of confidence.

Lalong reiterated that the Discussion board does now not, and won’t reinforce the actions of any felony staff, as a result of as Governors and their households also are now not spared as was once just lately witnessed when the convoy of Governor Babagana Zullum of Borno State was once attacked.