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Pres Goodluck Calls Boko Haram Insurgents For Talks

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The committee had while submitting its report to President Jonathan on November 5, 2013 recommended, among others, the setting up of an advisory committee on continuous dialogue.

The team will have powers to advise the President on all matters related to dialogue and resolution of crisis.

Turaki’s committee also recommended the setting up of Victims Support Fund for casualties of insurgency to be administered by a new agency established specifically to assist the victims.

The federal government had stated that it would adopt a multi-faceted approach towards solving the problem of insecurity, especially in the North-East.


Terms of reference include:

• To continue from where the previous committee stopped in its task and particularly engage any group that may be ready for dialogue;

• To develop together with relevant agencies of government a frame-work for the granting of amnesty;

• To develop and implement together with relevant agencies of government the frame-work for disarmament; and

• To develop with the relevant agencies of government a comprehensive victims support programme and strategies for its implementation to further the development of strategies and mechanisms to address the underlining causes of insurgencies to prevent reoccurrence.”


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