Well-liked Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has suggested the Federal Authorities to assist splinter teams amongst bandits as a approach to finish mass abductions of college pupils.
Gumi in a contemporary interview with Punch, stated many bandits have been prepared for a dialogue and that the Federal authorities may use them to battle the “ugly ones” and finish the kidnappings carried out by them.
The Sheik who had beforehand advocated for amnesty for bandits, stated
“We’re all the time attempting to do our greatest, however you see, you want two fingers to shake. You understand these individuals (bandits) want engagements from the federal government itself. In the event you dialogue with them with out the involvement of the federal government, it’s a drawback.
Authorities must be proactive with them. We now have a number of them which might be able to battle the unhealthy ones. Use the unhealthy to battle the ugly, and use the nice to battle the unhealthy ones whenever you’re performed with the ugly. Have a look at Boko Haram, who completed Shekau? Was it not the splinter group? So, it’s straightforward.
All these agitations you see, if the federal government can do a splinter group and the splinter group is empowered, each man needs energy and cash, they may do your job. There are lots of able to submit themselves. All those you see me assembly within the bush, they’re all telling us, ‘we’re prepared.’”