1,600 ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters have learnt trades: Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime says not less than 1,600 ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters have learnt

President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime says not less than 1,600 ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters have learnt trades and are reintegrated into society.

Particularly, info minister Lai Mohammed, mentioned in London throughout his engagements with worldwide media homes, disclosed that the regime had been profitable in stemming the tide of insurgency in Nigeria.

Mr Mohammed instructed the media homes that the regime would go away no stone unturned to sort out worsening insecurity.

“The success of our gallant army has resulted in about 51,000 insurgents surrendering between January and March this yr alone,” claimed the minister. “We’ve additionally been capable of reintegrate about 1,600 former fighters who had been capable of study one commerce or the opposite.”

The minister is in London to have interaction the media and think-tank on the progress the administration is making in numerous endeavours.

Talking on the end result of his engagements with Reuters, The Economist and Occasions of London, the minister mentioned points on safety, economic system, combating corruption and energy sector took the centre stage.

Mr Mohammed mentioned Mr Buhari’s regime had been capable of remedy the perennial farmers-herdsmen violence.

“Our options which could be discovered within the Nationwide Livestock Transformation Plan have ranching at its core. All we’re asking for is for states to cooperate extra with the federal authorities to make sure that ranching takes place of their states,” acknowledged the minister.

He added, “Proof has proven that within the states the place ranching has been put in place, have much less conflicts than the others.”

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Supply: Peoples Gazette.