Gov Shettima blasts Jonathan, seeks amnesty for Boko Haram militants


The newly sworn-in Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said that his new administration would, among other policies, pursue amnesty for members of Boko Haram who are ready to de-radicalise.
Shettima, who took an oath of office to serve for yet another four years alongside his deputy, Zannah Mustapha, said he would lobby the new Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to consider granting amnesty to the militants.
Messrs Shettima and Mustapha were sworn in by the state’s chief judge, Kashim Zannah, at the Ramat Square, amidst tight security mounted by soldiers and police officers.
The governor lamented the …Read More

Source:: New Mail