Nigeria: War Against Insurgency In Northeast Will Only Succeed When Root Cause Identified – Zulum

photo by Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala

photo by Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala

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Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum said the war against insurgency in the Northeast region will be easier to defeat when its root cause, which he identified as poverty.

The Governor, who spoke to State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock villa however tasked government at all levels to ensure youths are positively engaged with jobs to root out insurgency.

Speaking on recent developments across the country, especially the EndSARS protest, which precipitated violent crises, the Governor warned young Nigerians to be careful not to plunge the country into another crisis.

He reminded them the circumstances that gave birth to the Boko Haram insurgency started from a protest.

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