Senator Gaidam clarifies bill for repentant Boko Haram insurgents

Tue Feb 25th, 2020 - Abuja (FCT)

Representative of Yobe East Senatorial District, Ibrahim Giadam, has explained that the bill for an act to establish National Agency for Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Repentant Insurgents is to entice Boko Haram members to abandon their evil ways.

Speaking in Abuja yesterday, Giadam said the main objective of the Bill was to provide an avenue for rehabilitating, deradicalising, and reintegrating them, as well as repentant and forcibly conscripted Boko Haram insurgents to make them useful in society.

The Bill, which was mentioned for first reading last week met a brick wall, as stakeholders rejected the move to make life comfortable for dissidents, who had killed and maimed thousands of Nigerians.




source: Guardian