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MENACE OF BOKO HARAM: TOUCHING THE UNTOUCHABLES

MENACE OF BOKO HARAM: TOUCHING THE UNTOUCHABLES
By
Salim I. Hassan
(A graduate of BUK)
Education Department


Is beyond Suspense?
It is hard to believe. It is highly suspicious. I could not help myself to indubitably believe it. The 20th day of January, 2012 around 5pm has recalled me the bad memories at Damaturu where I have heard the first bomb blast in my real life. The series of well coordinated, and yet strategically planned attacks at various targets in Kano metropolis has left everyone with critical mind in a highly questionable situation. The incidence clearly indicates the high level of government recklessness on security issue. Nigeria! A failed state? A reckless government? Or unwise leaders? The way and manner the government is tackling this threat lead me to suspect its personal interest in it. Has the government been seriously enough in tackling the menace of Boko Haram? I always ask myself.

Ask Yourself
Why is the threat growing stronger; meanwhile the national security always …