Member representing Gumel/Maigatari/Sule-Tankarkar/Gagarawa Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Hon. Sani Zoro has pointed out that the failure of the government to prosecute the killers of the founding leader of the Boko-Haram , Yusuf Muhammed fueled the Boko-Haram crisis in the North-eastern part of the country.
“ The damage done by Boko-Haram especially in the North-east will take the region another forty years to stabilize”, he said.
TheFormer President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ made this assertion while addressing Journalists in Kaduna on Sunday during his fact finding mission and solidarity visit to NUJ state council secretariat on the recent attack.
Hon. Sani Zoro who is the Chairman House Committee on Internally Displaced Persons,IDP’s opined that the lingering strive of Boko-Haram and insurgency is political, saying that the problem must be solved politically.
“ All wars, conflicts, agitations and other forms of disagrement must be solved at the negotiating table but not by violence.
“ The executive arm of government at all levels have not responded adequately to solve humanitarian affairs and that is one of the reasons Nigeria as a nation is still in a mess.
“ I am not in support of Boko-Haram and conflicts, I hate it, I condemn it, but durable and everlasting peace can be achieved through a negotiating table, using military approach may not be the answer”.
Speaking on the attack on Journalists in Kaduna, Zoro said: “ We must always demostrate against any attack on Journalists. Without press freedom, nobody is free”.
Zoro urged Kaduna journalists to be more accountable and be more responsible to the public and do their job without fear or favour.