29 August 2011
THE South South Peoples Assembly (SSPA) has described the fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, as a political tool in the hands of some powerful Nigerians who have resolved to destabilise President Goodluck Jonathan’s government.
SSPA which is an umbrella body of people of the Niger Delta, cautioned all the sponsors of the recent spates of terrorism to bear in mind that those who stand to lose the most should not be the ones pushing the country to the brink.
Piqued by the bombing of the United Nations office in
Abuja, a group, the Jonathan Project has canvassed the overhaul of the entire security structure in due to the prevailing security challenges in the country. Nigeria
In a statement issued in
yesterday and endorsed by Amb. Mathew Mbu, Justice Karibi Whyte (rtd) and Dr. Kalada Iruenabere, SSPA described the terror tactics adopted by the Boko Haram sect as orchestrated plots by some disgruntled persons to make Port Harcourt ungovernable during the reign of President Jonathan. Nigeria
They said: “Let all those sponsoring these acts of terrorism know that while it is easy to tell the beginning of a war, no one can tell its end. Those who stand to lose the most should not be the ones pushing this country to the brink.”