Nigerian Muslims appeal to Boko Haram to stop killings, accept amnesty

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on theBoko Haram insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be offered by the Federal Government and stop further spilling of blood and wanton destruction of property.

Addressing the press on Wednesday morning after the National Executive Council meeting which held on Tuesday at the National headquarters of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) yesterday in Kaduna, the new Secretary General, Ishaq Oloyede, also called on the Federal Government to call to order those making inflammatory statement on the forth coming 2015 elections.

“The Council calls on the insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be offered by the Federal Government and stop further spilling of blood and wanton destruction of property.

“The Federal Government, should as a matter of urgency, call to order those making inflammatory statements on the forthcoming elections, so that the fragile peace in the country will not be jeopardized.

The Islamic organisation, which is the umbrella group for all Nigerian Muslims, also called for a probe of the Baga killings. Read more

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