Boko Haram

Pay Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists, Bandits N25,000 Monthly Stipend – Methodist Prelate Urges Buhari

Kanu-Uche said hunger and poverty made the Northerners embrace terror and banditry.

He stressed that the payment of such stipends would stop youths from engaging in terrorism.

He pointed out that Gumi could help the government develop measures in tackling banditry in the North.

He pointed out that Gumi could help the government develop measures in tackling banditry in the North.

Kanu-Uche said Gumi’s access to bandits in the North could be used as an advantage to beat them into submission.

The Kaduna-based Islamic scholar had severally met with the leadership of bandits in their locations.

The Kaduna-based Islamic scholar had severally met with the leadership of bandits in their locations.

Recently, Gumi had urged government to grant them blanket amnesty.

However, the Methodist Prelate said: “Who are those collecting ransom for bandits? If the government rather than criticising Gumi, engages him positively, he can bring a solution. You don’t dismiss him and say he is a bad man.