I appeal to people who lost their loved ones to our activities to forgive us and on our side we've got forgiven all people who committed atrocities against us. I wish to state clearly that we have no hands in the unfortunate attack on the secondary school (Government secondary school, Mamudo, Yobe State).”
With these words, imam Muhammadu Marwana, in the influential member of the Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram sect, yesterday, confirmed a ceasefire agreement with the nation to put a stop their deadly activities across most states of Northern Nigeria, that have claimed over four,thousand lives and destroyed properties price billions of Nigerian naira since 2009.
They said yesterday, same that it had signed a ceasefire agreement with the militant group. Minister of Special Duties and Chairman of the Peace and Dialogue Committee within the North, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki declared the ceasefire agreement on the Hausa service of Radio France International monitored in Kano
The announcement came on the eve of the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan expected to begin throughout the planet and conjointly coincided with a vehement denial by the insurgents that that they had no hands within the murder of thirty boarding students of a in Yobe over the weekend.
Although details of the peace deal were scanty, Turaki who spoke in Hausa any same that the Boko Haram insurgents had in agreement to put down their arms.