Jonathan Names Members of Fresh Committee On Boko Haram

Jonathan Names Members of Fresh Committee On Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday constituted a fresh committee named Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North saddled with the responsibility of constructively engaging members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram and designing a framework for resolving the violence in parts of the country.

Jonathan Names Members of Fresh Committee On Boko Haram

According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the committee’s terms of reference  include developing a framework for the granting of amnesty; setting up of a framework  through which disarmament could take place within a 60-day time frame; the development of a comprehensive victims’ support programme, and the development of mechanisms to address the underlying causes of insurgencies that will help to prevent future occurrences.

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