Boko Haram Makes Shocking Demand From Pres. Buhari Requesting Release of Detainees in Exchange for Chibok Girls!
Yesterday, we reported that the Nigerian presidency was willing to negotiate with the militant group, Boko Haram in a bid to find a lasting solution to the current insurgency. Click here if you missed it! Today, it was reported that the jihadist have now reportedly made a shocking demand from President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, according to Fox News.
Nigeria’s Daily Sum also reported that the Boko Haram terrorist group on Wednesday, July 8, made a demand from President Buhari’s administration and reportedly offered to free the over 200 Chibok girls that were kidnapped from their school on April 2014, in exchange for the release of its members held by the Federal Government.
This was reportedly made known by a human right activist, who didn’t want his name publicized because he is not authorized to speak on the issue, while also mentioning that the current negotiation is limited to the Chibok girls only.
Fred Eno, an apolitical Nigerian, who has been negotiating with Boko Haram for over a year, confirmed to the AP that another window of opportunity recently opened up, but hr did not discuss the details. According to Eno, the increased attacks from the militants is a means to make their presence felt as they seek a stronger negotiating position.