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No concept to absorb repentant Boko Haram fighters into militia, others —CDS Irabor

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Good News – Solomon Odeniyi Published 14 December 2021The Chief of Defence Staff, Total Lucky Irabor, has stated no ex-Boko Haram fighter has been recruited into the Nigerian Defense power.He also disclosed that opposite to speculations, there was no concept to absorb them into the militia or other security agencies within the nation.In accordance to him, the over 1,000 feeble Boko Haram fighters can by no methodology be recruited because of stringent safeguards in space within the assorted security agencies.Irabor spoke at the outlet ceremony of the Operation Accurate Corridor stakeholders’ assembly held at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.The event was supposed to figure out modalities for transferring rehabilitated purchasers to their recount governments.Irabor who was represented by the Chief of Defence Logistics, Essential Total Adeyemi Yekini, stated to this level 1000 purchasers alongside with 16 foreign nationals delight in graduated from the Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration programme of OPSC and were reintegrated.He added that a total of 559 current purchasers were right this moment going through the DRR programme in Gombe Utter.Irabor stated, “Let me at this juncture recount that OPSC is no longer a purely militia operation, as some delight in advised. The OPSC is a peace-building effort and its well-known tasks are implemented by relevant MDAS with the notable abilities.“The militia and other security and legislation enforcement agencies are wanting to the extent of making an enabling atmosphere and leadership for the DRR Programme to aim efficiently.“There delight in also been issues that OPSC graduates are being recruited by the militia and paramilitary agencies.“I desire to clearly dispute this assertion and reassure Nigerians that none of the over 1,000 rehabilitated Nigerians from OPSC DRR has been recruited and may perchance possibly perchance honest by no methodology be recruited into the Nigerian Defense power or sister security services because of stringent safeguards in space to prevent such recruitment.“I’m particularly enthralled to expose that OPSC has persevered to toughen its applications ideas, practices and procedures over time. On the present time, this initiative has turn out to be a mannequin that has been replicated within the general Lake Chad Basin Nations. It has also elicited the passion of both local and international our bodies alongside with academia.“The DRR Program contains psychological humanitarian treatments that reassure and present picks to low-profile warring parties through psycho-social/psycho-non secular therapies, recreations, vocational coaching, and introductory western education, thereby countering BHT/ISWAP ideologies and lowering their recruitment force while depleting the severe mass of their fighting power,” he added.Copyright PUNCH.All rights reserved. This field cloth, and other digital drawl on this internet living, may perchance possibly honest no longer be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in total or in segment without prior jabber written permission from PUNCH. Contact:

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