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Osinbajo 5 reasons VP is convinced Jonathan didn't want to end Boko Haram

Vice President Osinbajo has given five real reasons for asserting that ex-President Jonathan didn't want to end Boko Haram.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed reasons he asserted that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan wasn't committed to wiping out Boko Haram during his reign.

Osinbajo pointed out five major reasons for saying the ex-President and the Peoples Democratic Party were non charlant and non committed in fighting the war against terrorism.

Below are the major points highlighted by the

  1. The ruling party also somewhat cynically seemed to have considered that since BH attacks were actually in the heartland of the opposition it was not necessarily an unwelcome development as it could only weaken the opposition.

  2. Extensive corruption in arms procurement estimated at about $15bn, ensured that the military remained poorly equipped and demoralised.

  3. A number of well-publicised mutinies occurred and troops involved were taken through widely unpopular court-martials.

  4. As the government dithered and equivocated BH proceeded to realise the objective of occupying territory and  establishing Islamist states in Nigeria and in the Lake Chad basin.

  5. In Borno State alone, it occupied and hoisted its flag in 20 of the 27 Local Government Areas that constituted the state. In Adamawa State,  BH took Mubi and some villages in Yobe State.

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