Buhari Regime Not Interested In Naming, Shaming Boko Haram Sponsors – Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has mentioned his grasp won’t make a public present of Boko Haram financiers and different sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria.

The Presidential media aide disclosed that Buhari’s regime doesn’t have the motive of shaming the terrorists’ sponsors however will make them face prices. 

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Adesina revealed this throughout Channels TV programme on Monday. 

“Naming and shaming will not be the motive. Bringing malefactors to justice will be it. Nigeria is not interested in naming and shaming anybody. Rather, it wants to bring them to justice,” Adesina said. 

In May, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, announced that high-profile Nigerians were financing terrorism in the country.

“In essence, it is indeed true that the government is prosecuting, and it’s indeed initiating processes of prosecuting those high-profile individuals that are found to be financing terrorism. It is indeed true,” Malami had mentioned.

Contrary to many Nigerians’ expectations, Buhari’s authorities didn’t reveal the identities of the terrorism financiers.

But Adesina acknowledged that, “rest assured that these people will be dragged before justice, and justice will have its way.”

He added that investigations have been ongoing at numerous safety businesses earlier than arraigning the suspects.

“Investigations are going on at different levels; it will be at the level of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; it will be at the level of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency. All the security agencies will be working on it so that when those people eventually appear in court, there will be a prima facie case against them,” the Presidential spokesperson mentioned. 

Last week, the EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, additionally mentioned he couldn’t reveal the identities of Boko Haram sponsors. 

Asked to call the financiers throughout an interview with Channels TV, Bawa mentioned, “If you are my adviser, will you advise me to come on national television to tell the whole world regarding matters of sensitive national security issue? Certainly not.” 

Kunle Olawunmi, a former navy commodore, in August, alleged that the Buhari regime was acquainted with sponsors of terrorism however but to convey them to guide.

“The government has developed cold feet in fighting the insurgency because some of those backing Boko Haram are now top-ranking government officials,” the army intelligence skilled had mentioned. “Why can’t this government, if not that they are partisan, bring those people out for trial?”

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