The Defence Intelligence Agency has declared a former Nigerian Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, wanted for exposing in an interview how the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration refused to probe excessive profile politicians whom Boko Haram terrorists named as their sponsors.
SaharaReporters learnt that the DIA asked Olawunmi to device to its headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday with his world passport, which may per chance perchance per chance be seized.
The Defence Intelligence Agency is the main militia intelligence agency of Nigeria.
“The agency has declared retired Navy Commodore Kunle Olawunmi wanted for spilling the beans over Boko Haram sponsors within the Buhari regime. They asked him to approach with his world passport on Tuesday to the DIA place of work in Abuja,” a top provide acknowledged.
SaharaReporters had final Wednesday reported that Olawunmi spoke when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Morning time Day-to-day’ breakfast programme.
He had condemned Tuesday’s assault by bloodthirsty bandits on the Kaduna campus of Nigeria’s main militia university, the Nigerian Defence Academy, where two militia officers were killed and each other kidnapped.
The Professor of World Security Evaluation had acknowledged, “It is some distance an aberration; you don’t assault the Nigerian Defence Academy and procure away with it. In 2017, I done an investigation by the Minister of Defence that wanted me to look at what became as soon as occurring with the coaching and the protection there (NDA). I endure in mind I spent about per week within the NDA with the commandant and the workers but something struck me: every Friday, the gate of NDA is thrown open and all people has procure entry to to hope within the mosque.
“On Fridays, you’re going to peek the identical ingredient taking place across all militia formations within the country. Need to you plod to Defence Headquarters, I served at the Defence Headquarters because the Deputy Director, Defence Administration, between 2015 and 2017, at some point soon of my two years at Defence Headquarters, I got visitors twice thanks to the strict security architecture there but every Friday, the gate of the Defence Headquarters is thrown vast open for all people to approach in and stare Juma’at.
“That’s the time the terrorists possess the time to profile our security ambiance. It has frequently been the case. I even possess served the militia intelligence for the previous 35 years. Our enviornment is religion and socio-cultural.”
Olawunmi had added that he became as soon as a member of the Intelligence Instant at the Defence Headquarters at some point soon of the leadership of the then Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.).
The intelligence expert acknowledged he told the then CDS that the centre of gravity of the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-East and spreading to diverse parts of Nigeria became as soon as the sponsor.
“I told Popular Olonisakin then that the centre of this enviornment can no longer be solved the identical components we solved the topic of the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta enviornment became as soon as solved at some point soon of (Ex-President Umaru) Yar’adua typically by me and I told them that we are capable of’t exercise that identical template for Boko Haram.
“I told Popular Olonisakin to search at the centre of gravity of the topic. I became as soon as made a member of the committee in 2016-2017 including former Chief of Military Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru that died.
“I told them that the centre of gravity of Boko Haram in Nigeria is the sponsors of the programme. It became as soon as previous us since the job we wished to compose became as soon as kinetic but we are capable of no longer procure to the bottom of the complications with sponsors of Boko Haram that were in Buhari’s govt that everybody knows them. That became as soon as why we couldn’t pursue that component that can possess resolved the swear attributable to we would like to arrest folks.
“No longer too lengthy within the past, 400 folks were gathered as sponsors of Boko Haram, why is it that the Buhari govt has refused to look at out them? Why can’t this govt impart them to trial if no longer that they are partisan and segment of the charade that goes on?
“You endure in mind this Boko Haram swear began in 2012 and I became as soon as within the militia intelligence at the 2nd. We arrested those folks. My organisation conducted interrogation and they (suspects) talked about names. I’m capable of’t approach on air and originate pointing out names of folks that are at this time in govt that I do know that the boys that we arrested talked about. Some of them are governors now, some of them are within the Senate, some of them are in Aso Rock.
“Why ought to unruffled a govt speak to reason this selection of embarrassment and insecurity to the sense of what took order the day outdated to this (Tuesday at the NDA)?”
Olawunmi had additionally acknowledged that the Department of Convey Companies and products had spacious files on terrorists but they may per chance no longer compose the rest besides by the physique language of the Commander-In-Chief.