Northern Elders give Jonathan October deadline to end Boko Haram insurgency.
The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, on Monday identified “lack of a strong will at the level of the presidency, deep-seated corruption, incompetence in governments and in the management of security challenges” as major factors fuelling the Boko Haram insurgency.
The body also advised President Goodluck Jonathan to bring an end the insurgency in all its manifestations and produce the Chibok girls before the end of October, 2014, saying In the event that he failed to do so, Nigerians would be left with the only conclusion that he had forfieted his right to ask for their mandate beyond 2015.
In a communique issued at a press conference in Kaduna, NEF said after a major review of the state of the nation, it resolved to continue to offer ways to resolve the country’s current political, economic, security challenges, and also facilitate the emergence of a more united, secure and prosperous nation out of its present limitations.
The statement obtained by DailyPost was signed by Barrister Solomon Dalung and Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, OON, both NEF prominent members...
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These Elders of chaos and division always speak out of grudges and greed. They seem to be out of touch with terror situations that have engulfed the world.Are they so naïve to understand that no country has ever won terror war.One would wonder if they really deliberate on any matter before coming together.The Chibok incident took place right at the back yard of Borno governor.These elders have cornered the federal government to shift blame.Where as they should be held accountable for the mysterious disappearance of the girls.They are now unmasking their real faces by bringing 2015 election into this matter.After all they lose nothing if the country is plunged into war.Because they have another home in Arab countries .All they dream of is leadership.As such,this threat has no meaning.
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