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Onslaught Against Bandits Can Turn Nigeria Into Afghanistan – Sheik Gumi



Onslaught Against Bandits

CONTROVERSIAL Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, talked about on Monday that the current navy onslaught on bandits in Zamfara State and totally different components of the North-West would not yield the desired outcomes.

Gumi moreover warned in opposition to poor coping with of the situation so as that it’ll not go the best way by which of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Moderately, the cleric, in an announcement on his Fb wall, titled, ‘Zamfara: The flaring catastrophe,’ well-known that the Federal Authorities should handled the matter merely the best way by which it did to the EndSAR protest or the Niger Delta militants.

Gumi moreover acknowledged that the Federal Authorities should grant amnesty to bandits inside the North just the way the administration of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua did to the Niger Delta militants sooner than his demise.

In response to the controversial cleric, navy actions before now have worsened the situation, inflicting herdsmen resistance.

“Any further movement will push them nearer to religious fanaticism. It gives them security from discrediting them as thieves and likewise reinforces their mobilisation of gullible youthful unemployed youth as we seen with Boko Haram.

“These measures I enumerated are cheaper, easier, and lasting than the kinetic technique which is now taking place. No navy, notably of a poor monetary system, can win guerrilla warfare. The most recent victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan is a factual warning for individuals who ponder this.”

Gumi talked about the battle could very nicely be resolved by engagement of the federal authorities with the agitators and by no means utilizing drive which could extra escalate your full situation.
He talked about, “With their acquisition of weapons, they realised how simple it grew to turn into to be masters of their abode; the forest, the place no authority can enterprise into. This has emboldened them to extra assault of us for further ransoms to take care of their newfound actuality.

“Now, with the prodding of the federal authorities to take further navy actions of an already ugly situation whereby that they had been left to amass weapons, an unlimited navy funds that is just about draining the monetary system to a standstill inside the purchase of fighter aircrafts and conducting navy operations inside the space has develop into to the authorities, of their calculations, a necessity.”

“Sadly, that’s no decision or data. When you don’t have the monopoly of the units of violence, then dialogue has the monopoly of resolving the battle.
“That’s what the UN is all about; roundtable resolution of conflicts. What we’re seeing is further than merely criminals and criminality. Certain, it may have started as such nonetheless like all battle, it is dynamic.”