Buhari rules out amnesty for bandits, insurgents
By Anayo Okoli, Dapo Akinrefon, Davies Iheamnachor, Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Chinonso Alozie & Ibrahim HassanWuyo President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, ruled out amnesty for bandits and insurgents terrorising the country.
The President stated this at the meeting of northern governors and traditional rulers in the north over the security situation in the region at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna. Present at the meeting were the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, who represented Buhari, The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad Abubakar111; Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; Director-General of Department of State Service, DSS, Yusuf Bichi; and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Also in attendance were the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Idris Wase,the leaderships of Northern Elders Forum, NEF, and Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF. The governors of Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa, Nasarawa, Yobe, Plateau, Sokoto and Kebbi states were present at the meeting, while others were represented by their deputies.
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