What is going on here? What are they commanding? Where are these ex-convicts going to do in the world? There are not just ex-convicts but Boko Haram guys, we havent contained the ones that are in the country and we are bringing more out with our own hands. I really don’t wish to talk about the government but I am been forced to doing that! I think we need a logical explanation of what is going on in the country. Its starts with one day one bomb, different location and this same book haramists are responsible and own for the responsibility, now, the commander in chief of the armed forces of my dear country Nigeria is letting the prisoners out again! For what reason now?
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SaharaReporters has confirmed that the Nigerian Army has released 182 prisoners from Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State. These prisoners were detained because of their suspected ties to Boko Haram and were reportedly released to the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima.
SaharaReporters confirmed that 40 boys, 24 women, and 18 children were among those released today. About 100 adult men were also released.
Army Spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel SK Usman, told SaharaReporters that the “joint intelligence community investigated and authorized” the release of these prisoners. He added that the release was part of Nigeria’s National Army Day, which was held on July 6th to commemorate the first shots of Nigeria’s Civil War at Garaken, Cross Rivers State.
In addition to the prisoner release, Lt. Colonel Usman said that the Army was celebrating the opening of a new military center, providing two days of free medical treatment for Borno State residents, and awarding Purple Heart medals to soldiers injured during the Boko Haram fight. All these events were tied to Nigeria’s National Army Day.
Lt. Colonel Usman told SaharaReporters that he was not in a position to discuss high-level policy decisions, including Amnesty Programs or whether negotiations with Boko Haram were underway.
Last week President Buhari announced that his administration would be willing to negotiate with Boko Haram but “not from a position of weakness.” It has also been reported by SaharaReporters that Boko Haram has publicly stated that it would not engage in talks with the Nigerian government while some of its members were detained.
Source: Sahara reports