bbc.com 04 May, 2021 19:15 am

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria minister of information and culture tok say kidnapping and banditry no be federal offence

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria minister of information and culture tok say kidnapping and banditry no be federal offence
Di minister tok say di power to arrest and cari bandit and kidnapper go court belong to state goment.

Wia dis foto come from, Lai Mohammed Nigeria minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, say crimes of banditry and kidnapping no be federal offence but state offence.According to Oga Mohammed, terrorism na federal offence and as far as dis federal goment dey concern, e don successfully cari thousands of Boko Haram members go court for Kaiji.Inside statement wey in release for press conference, di minister say: "E dey shocking say party wey don rule dis kontri for 16 years no sabi say kidnapping and banditry no be federal offence.Nigeria presidency give warning to religious and ethnic leaders wey wan throw Nigeria enta crisis 'We no fit sleep or eat' - Kaduna students kidnap victims Family cry out as ransom 'deadline' day reach Im say dem still dey prosecute terrorists and now wetin di federal goment need na di cooperation of di judiciary to continue wit di court cases of di ones wey dem don already arrest.

Di minister tok dis one for statement as im sama response to di main opposition, di Peoples Democratic Party ansa on top accuse say goment of di ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) no dey do anytin to bring bandits and kidnappers to justice." E add say if the opposition part dey find who to blame, make dem blame state govnors including di ones for states wey dem dey control to make sure dem seriously arrest and cari di kidnappers and bandits go court.

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