FINALLY: What Bandits Want From FG to Lay Down Arms - Sheik Gumi
Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has declared that bandits terrorising some states across the country are tired and want peace.
PM News reports that the Kaduna-based Islamic scholar said bandits were ready to lay down their arms if they get a genuine partnership from the government.
Legit.ng gathered Gumi noted that bandits said they were pushed into banditry by circumstances, adding that he had met with about 80% of the bandits.
He said: “Yes, it’s very true because bandits are saying they were pushed into banditry by circumstances. If they have a genuine partner, they are ready to stop it; they are tired and want peace.
As regards their ongoing activities, you realize that even when soldiers are fighting and a ceasefire is declared, it takes a long time before they stop fighting." Gumi advises.