Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum says people of Christian faith are also members of Boko Haram
The sect which is publicly known to be an Islamic fundamentalist group has been terrorising the northeastern part of Nigeria for over a decade
Zulum however made the claims contrary to what many has known Boko Haram to be, which is an all-Muslim sect
Babagana Zulum of Borno State has made claims suggesting that Christians are also members of Boko Haram.
Since inception, the Boko Haram sect has been propagating Islamic extremism and at some point became an appendage of the ISIS.
Mr Zulum who resumed office as Borno State Governor in 2019 was a guest speaker at the 17th Chief Gani Fawehinmi Annual Lecture, an event out together by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja branch on Friday.
While speaking st the event, Zulum disclosed that the terror group which has Christian members also command foreigners in its membership.
According to him, the sect’s sponsorship cut across the world and it membership boost people from different race and religion including Christians.
He added that people must desist from seeing the insurgency as an exclusive problem of the north, urging Nigerians to shun religion exploitation and unite the nation.
Meanwhile, we reported earlier that the Nigerian government has directed all telecommunication operators to deregister all SIM cards that are not synchronized with the National Identity Number (NIN) by December 30th 2020.