Sunday, February 12, 2012

US Consul, At The Guardian, Suggests Ways Out Of Militancy

11 February 2012

FOR the Federal Government to successfully tackle the Boko Haram’s menace, it must embrace a holistic approach other than security by taking into consideration socio-economic issues that can give rise to extreme sentiments and actions leading to militancy.

The United States (U.S.) Consul General Mr. Joseph Stafford, who canvassed this position during a visit to Rutam House, the corporate headquarters of The Guardian in Lagos, also urged that issues of corruption, underdevelopment and poverty must be included in any strategy aimed at dealing with violence in the north.

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