Former governor Sani Yerima of Zamfara State recently visited Tinubu at the Presidential Villa with one clear mission – get the president to offer amnesty to killer insurgents similarly as the past administration introduced an elaborate amnesty programme for the oil-rich Niger Delta region 13 years ago.
Yerima, whose state is arguably the most affected by insecurity, advised the president to negotiate with repentant terrorists, adding that using military force would result in collateral damage and, therefore, should be considered as a last resort.
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