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How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by KillingIsFun: 3:55pm On Aug 25
A former Nigerian Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, has questioned the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari administration to probe high profile politicians whom Boko Haram terrorists named as their sponsors during interrogation.

Olawunmi spoke on Wednesday when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme.

He condemned Tuesday's attack by bloodthirsty bandits on the Kaduna campus of Nigeria’s foremost military university, the Nigerian Defence Academy, where two military officers were killed and another kidnapped.

The Professor of Global Security Studies said: “It is an aberration; you don’t attack the Nigerian Defence Academy and get away with it.

He, however, revealed that the NDA, like other military environments in the country, carelessly opens its doors to everyone on Friday for Jumat prayer.

Olawunmi said terrorists and criminals profile military environments during Muslim prayers on Fridays.

He said, “In 2017, I carried out an investigation by the Minister of Defence that wanted me to check what was going on with the training and the security there (NDA). I remember I spent about a week in the NDA with the commandant and the staff but something struck me: every Friday, the gate of NDA is thrown open and everybody has access to pray in the mosque.

“On Fridays, you are going to see the same thing happening across all military formations in the country. If you go to Defence Headquarters, I served at the Defence Headquarters as the Deputy Director, Defence Administration, between 2015 and 2017, throughout my two years at Defence Headquarters, I received visitors twice because of the strict security architecture there but every Friday, the gate of the Defence Headquarters is thrown wide open for everybody to come in and observe Juma’at.

“That is the time the terrorists have the time to profile our security environment. It has always been the case. I have served the military intelligence for the past 35 years. Our problem is religion and socio-cultural.”

Olawunmi added that he was a member of the Intelligence Brief at the Defence Headquarters during the leadership of the then Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.).

The intelligence expert said he told the then CDS that the centre of gravity of the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-East and spreading to other parts of Nigeria was the sponsor.

“I told General Olonisakin then that the centre of this problem cannot be solved the same way we solved the problem of the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta problem was solved during (Ex-President Umaru) Yar’adua basically by me and I told them that we can’t use that same template for Boko Haram.

“I told General Olonisakin to look at the centre of gravity of the problem. I was made a member of the committee in 2016-2017 including former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru that died.

“I told them that the centre of gravity of Boko Haram in Nigeria is the sponsors of the programme. It was beyond us because the job we needed to do was kinetic but we cannot resolve the issues of sponsors of Boko Haram that were in Buhari’s government that we know them. That was why we couldn’t pursue that aspect that could have resolved the issue because we need to arrest people.

“Recently, 400 people were gathered as sponsors of Boko Haram, why is it that the Buhari government has refused to try them? Why can’t this government bring them to trial if not that they are partisan and part of the charade that is going on?

“You remember this Boko Haram issue started in 2012 and I was in the military intelligence at that time. We arrested those people. My organisation conducted interrogation and they (suspects) mentioned names. I can’t come on air and start mentioning names of people that are presently in government that I know that the boys that we arrested mentioned. Some of them are governors now, some of them are in the Senate, some of them are in Aso Rock.

“Why should a government decide to cause this kind of embarrassment and insecurity to the sense of what happened yesterday (Tuesday at the NDA)?”

Olawunmi also said that the Department of State Services had tremendous information on terrorists but they could not do anything except by the body language of the Commander-In-Chief.

http://saharareporters.com/2021/08/25/how-terrorists-named-nigerian-governors-senators-aso-rock-officials-sponsors-%E2%80%93-ex

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Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Fahdiga(m): 3:57pm On Aug 25
Boko Haram is north and north is Boko Haram simple. We remember the infamous quote from the C in C of Boko Haram that an attack against Boko Haram is an attack against the north. After reading this quote and you are still in doubt of who the sponsors are then you are a brand new mad man beyond redemption
Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by 1billi(m): 3:59pm On Aug 25
No be new thing na, every northerners governors are big sponsor of book haram and headsmen both past and present even your darling vegetable up there called Buhari...na ozwor government be this
Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by kestolove95(m): 4:04pm On Aug 25
They once said buhari was the sponsor of boko haram
Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Mabizeka: 4:13pm On Aug 25
Fahdiga:
Boko Haram is north and north is Boko Haram simple. We remember the infamous quote from the C in C of Boko Haram that an attack against Boko Haram is an attack against the north. After reading this quote and you are still in doubt of who the sponsors are then you are a brand new mad man beyond redemption
Thank you for your honest submission. You've said it all

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Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Hisbah(f): 4:15pm On Aug 25
Fahdiga:
Boko Haram is north and north is Boko Haram simple. We remember the infamous quote from the C in C of Boko Haram that an attack against Boko Haram is an attack against the north. After reading this quote and you are still in doubt of who the sponsors are then you are a brand new mad man beyond redemption
Even though I'm a northern Muslim but this is nothing but the truth. We know the truth

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Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Joromi1: 4:17pm On Aug 25
It's a family business so you can't probe them.
Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Nukilia: 4:17pm On Aug 25
Dem go soon deal with this Yoruba man whose mouth keeps running

intelligence blah blah blah

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Re: How BH Terrorists Named Prominent Northern Politicians As Sponsors by Wiseandtrue(f): 4:31pm On Aug 25
KillingIsFun:

The Professor of Global Security Studies said: “It is an aberration; you don’t attack the Nigerian Defence Academy and get away with it.

He, however, revealed that the NDA, like other military environments in the country, carelessly opens its doors to everyone on Friday for Jumat prayer.

Infact I am short of words!

If the NDA can be invaded like this, hmmmmm

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