Ali Ndume opposes amnesty for bandits

Ali Ndume

The Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has opposed the call by an Islamic scholar, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, to grants amnesty to bandits, as part of the strategy to embrace peace.

Ndume who was speaking at the Correspondents Chapel Congress of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Chapter, said such an idea will create more havoc.

The Senator representing Borno South raised concern over the poor funding of the military to purchase sophisticated weapons, to defend the nation from insecurity.

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The Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has opposed the call by an Islamic scholar, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, to grants amnesty to bandits, as part of the strategy to embrace peace.

Ndume who was speaking at the Correspondents Chapel Congress of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Chapter, said such an idea will create more havoc.

The Senator representing Borno South raised concern over the poor funding of the military to purchase sophisticated weapons, to defend the nation from insecurity.

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He advised the government to privatize the nation’s security, to reduce the deepening security challenges in Nigeria.

Ndume urged the Federal Government to stop sending the military to foreign land for training but to allow the experts come into the country to impart their expertise on the men, to save funds.

He commended the military for its commitment to secure the country

For the zoning of the 2023 presidency, the lawmaker told the Journalists that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, should allow its presidential candidate to emerge from the south, and advised the leaders from the south, to maintain strong unity, inorder not to lose the presidential slot.

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