7 February 2012
….As sect hierarchy denies list, video
The extremist Islamic sect, Boko Haram may be considering the invitation to dialogue with the federal government as it named some Northern leaders to negotiate with the government on its behalf.
Although, the veracity of the video is being investigated by security agents, as it came on a day that multiple blasts rocked
with the armed forces as target. Kaduna
Those named in the video on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, are : Sheik Abubakar Gero, Dr. Shettima Ali Monguno, Alh Ali Bukar Ibrahim, the former governor of
. Yobe State
The fourth name listed was not clear in the video to be identified.
However, Vanguard findings revealed that Boko Haram leaders have disowned the list of negotiators and that the said video did not originate from its organisation.
The tape which NTA claimed was delivered by an unidentified source featured two figures, fully masked in black. Only the voice of one was heard, while the other was silent.