President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to Negotiate with Boko Haram terrorist. said his spokesman , Femi Adesina
During Buhari’s campaign, he promised not to negotiate with the insurgents (Boko Haram) if he is elected as president.
“Boko Haram is not interested in peace — if they are interested in peace, how can they kill 13,000 Nigerians?
“Why should they go and kill children when they are sleeping in their domitories, why should they bomb churches and Mosques and market places and motor parks., They are not interested in peace”, the former military ruler told BBC News in February.
However, in an interview yesterday, July 3, with BBC Africa, the president spokesperson, Adesina said if Boko Haram members are willing, the president will negotiate with them.
It would be recalled that Boko Haram carried out a fresh wave of massacres in Borno on Friday, killing over 100 people in 48 hours of violence, according to AFP.