Insecurity: FG Takes Final Decision on 400 Boko Haram Financiers, Gives Reasons

Insecurity: FG Takes Final Decision on 400 Boko Haram Financiers, Gives Reasons

- The Boko Haram financiers recently arrested by the security agencies would be prosecuted

- Abubakar Malami, the AGF, made this known on Thursday, May 13

- The minister said that the Buhari-led government is committed to ending insecurity in the country

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Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, has said that the federal government would prosecute 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers.

Vanguard reports that the minister made the disclosure on Thursday, May 13, while felicitating with Muslim faithful all over the world on the occasion of this year’s Eid al-Fitr.

Insecurity: FG Takes Final Decision on 400 Boko Haram Financiers, Gives Reasons
The attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, said that the federal government would soon prosecute 400 Boko Haram financiers. Credit: @MalamiSan
Source: Twitter gathered he said the government has taken more measures to counter the twin trouble of insurgency and insecurity in the country.

According to the report, Malami in a statement he made available to newsmen through his special assistant on media and public relations, Umar Gwandu, said the federal government was committed to ending insecurity in the country.

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The Nation reports that he said the federal government would very soon resuscitate and reinvigorate the existing special terrorism prosecution courts in the country in order bring to book all those found guilty so as to serve as deterrence to others.

Malami noted that this would be done through the federal ministry of justice’s complex case group.

The minister stressed that Ramadan fast came with numerous lessons that included sincerity, honesty, commitment, sacrifice, selflessness, introspection and empathy.

He said:

“Malami, therefore, urges Muslims as they celebrate Eid-el-Fitr to continue to be law-abiding, have sober reflection and exhibit the imbibed lessons learnt during the period of Ramadan fast.
“The minister salutes the commitment of clerics in enlightening their followers on various issues during the months, urging them to maintain the tempo even beyond the period of Ramadan."

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Meanwhile, had previously reported that Senator Ali Ndume called on the federal government to expose all the over 400 Bureau De Change operators recently arrested for allegedly funding the activities of the Boko Haram insurgency in the country.

It was reported that Ndume, who is representing Borno South senatorial district in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said this on Sunday, April 25.

According to the report, the senator also demanded an open trial of all the suspects.


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