Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Come Out Lets Dialogue; Jonathan Tells Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday urged Boko Haram to open discussions with the Federal Government.

In an interview with Reuters at the State House, Abuja on Thursday, the...
President said his administration was willing to find out the reasons for a string of bomb atacks and killings that have claimed thousands of lives since July 2009.

Jonathan also said there was no doubt that Boko Haram had links with other terrorist groups outside Nigeria.

The President, who avoided calling the group by name, said, “If they clearly identify themselves now and say this is the reason why we are resisting, this is the reason why we are confronting government or this is the reason why we destroy some innocent people and their properties… then there will be a basis for dialogue,” Jonathan said.

“We will dialogue, let us know your problems and we will solve your problem but if they don’t identify themselves, who will you dialogue with?”

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