Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and Ahmad Gumi, distinguished Islamic cleric, have requested the government to rehabilitate bandits who’re keen to give up.
The name used to be made after Gumi led a delegation to satisfy with Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state, on Sunday.
The assembly follows the new assaults around the nation by means of suspected bandits.
“Wean those who are ready to be weaned out of the bushes and crime, settle and rehabilitate them, give them skills, empower them and let them have employment,” Obasanjo and Gumi stated in a joint observation issued after the assembly.
“Since the tip of the civil battle, the army are the most powerful and maximum potent software and image of nationwide solidarity that we have got and we will have to stay them so.
“State governments will have to have good enough approach of offering safety for his or her other people and as leader executives and leader safety officials in their states, they will have to have the approach at their disposal to verify safety for all inside of their states.
“Federal govt will have to be proactive, safe important and up to date intelligence to take care of organised crimes and feature not unusual coverage for the country. It isn’t fixing the issue when one state is going for negotiation and molly-cuddling of criminals and every other one is going for taking pictures them. Nor must one state opt for ransom cost and every other one going towards.
They often known as on Nigerians to desist from giving ethnic colouration to crime.
Gumi, who had visited one of the vital bandits within the woodland, had previous requested the federal government to grant them blanket amnesty.