Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Shettima - Stakeholders to Unfold Master Plan On Boko Haram

This Day
21 February 2012

Stakeholders in Borno State are to come out with a master-plan to put an end to the Boko Haram insurgency, Governor Kashim Shettima has said.

Equally, the Nigerian Army has denied recent media reports that one of their staff by name Captain Bahago was declared wanted by the Police in connection with the activities of Boko Haram.

Shettima, who disclosed this Monday at the Maiduguri International Airport, while addressing journalists, said the Marshall plan was to draw up a "road map" on how to address the root causes that led the Boko Haram to killings and bombings in the North-east sub-region of the country.

He said stakeholders would work out plan aimed at reducing poverty and unemployment with the belief that it would end the siege on the state by the group, stressing that the report is expected to be submitted in March.

The governor noted that the rising rates of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and youths' restiveness in the country had facilitated the Boko Haram insurgency,

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