Sowore Lambasts Defence Intelligence Agency For ‘Inviting’ Retired Commodore Olawunmi Over Information That Is Everywhere

Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, has knocked the Defence Intelligence Agency for claiming it solely invited a former Nigerian Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, and didn’t declare him needed.

Sowore famous that the DIA by its delicate technique had uncovered its inefficiency by inviting a retired army officer to present them info on bandits and terrorists that was all over the place.

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SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the DIA confirmed SaharaReporters’ report that it declared Olawunmi, needed for exposing in an interview how the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration didn’t probe excessive profile politicians whom Boko Haram terrorists named as their sponsors.

The DIA had stated in a shallow assertion that it solely invited Olawunmi to its headquarters in a ”textual content message to come back over as a retired army officer to shed extra lights with the knowledge that may help the AFN to additional battle towards terrorism, insurgency and banditry.” Sowore Lambasts Defence Intelligence Agency For ‘Inviting’ Retired Commodore Olawunmi Over Information That Is Everywhere 3

In his response, Sowore stated, “They’ve now downgraded from WANTED to “INVITE” to Retired Naval Commodre Kunle Olawunmi however that is nonetheless a part of their ways and technique. They had all the Channels Television anchors of Sunrise Daily taken from Lagos and Abuja to Asokoro Villa over one interview and grilled all day lengthy at NBC, now inviting the particular person interviewed to come back and let you know what you already know. #RevolutionNow.”

SaharaReporters had final Wednesday reported that Olawunmi spoke when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme.

He had condemned Tuesday’s assault by bloodthirsty bandits on the Kaduna campus of Nigeria’s foremost army college, the Nigerian Defence Academy, the place two army officers have been killed and one other kidnapped.

The Professor of Global Security Studies had famous that he was a member of the Intelligence Brief on the Defence Headquarters through the management of the then Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.). Sowore Lambasts Defence Intelligence Agency For ‘Inviting’ Retired Commodore Olawunmi Over Information That Is Everywhere 4

The intelligence skilled stated he advised the then CDS that the centre of gravity of the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-East and spreading to different elements of Nigeria was the sponsor.

“I told General Olonisakin then that the centre of this problem cannot be solved the same way we solved the problem of the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta problem was solved during (Ex-President Umaru) Yar’adua basically by me and I told them that we can’t use that same template for Boko Haram.

“I told General Olonisakin to look at the centre of gravity of the problem. I was made a member of the committee in 2016-2017 including former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru that died.

“I told them that the centre of gravity of Boko Haram in Nigeria is the sponsors of the programme. It was beyond us because the job we needed to do was kinetic but we cannot resolve the issues of sponsors of Boko Haram that were in Buhari’s government that we know them. That was why we couldn’t pursue that aspect that could have resolved the issue because we need to arrest people.

“Recently, 400 people were gathered as sponsors of Boko Haram, why is it that the Buhari government has refused to try them? Why can’t this government bring them to trial if not that they are partisan and part of the charade that is going on?

“You remember this Boko Haram issue started in 2012 and I was in the military intelligence at that time. We arrested those people. My organisation conducted interrogation and they (suspects) mentioned names. I can’t come on air and start mentioning names of people that are presently in government that I know that the boys that we arrested mentioned. Some of them are governors now, some of them are in the Senate, some of them are in Aso Rock.

“Why should a government decide to cause this kind of embarrassment and insecurity to the sense of what happened yesterday (Tuesday at the NDA)?”

Olawunmi had additionally stated that the Department of State Services had great info on terrorists however they might not do something besides by the physique language of the Commander-In-Chief.

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