18 January 2012
The Federal Government on Tuesday alleged it had uncovered the motives behind Boko Haram’s bombings and killings in the North.
The Minister of Defence, Dr. Mohammed Bello, alleged that the dreaded sect was out to forcibly Islamise the whole of the North.
Mohammed made the claim during an interview with journalists in
He said if not for the sustained efforts of the military and other security agencies, Boko Haram’s attacks would have affected the whole of the North and even other states having borders with the North.
He also said the strong presence of the soldiers in the troubled areas reduced the killings and bombings in North-East.
He said, “It is a great achievement for our security services to restrict Boko Haram to the North- East.