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
, also urged that issues of corruption, underdevelopment and poverty must be included in any strategy aimed at dealing with violence in the north. Lagos