Chad - Former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, accused of funding the Boko Haram sect was on Monday seen with President Goodluck Jonathan during a meeting with President Idris Derby of Chad in Ndjamena, the country's capital, Premium Times reports.
An earlier statement by the presidency said the talks were aimed at strengthening agreements reached with Nigeria’s neighbours regarding the activities of the Boko Haram sect across shared borders.
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Sheriff came under fire when Australian hostage negotiator Stephen Davis mentioned him and the immediate past chief of army staff Lt-Gen Ihejirika as some of the major sponsors of the Boko Haram sect.
In a statement, the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) accused Jonathan of exhibiting a “shocking act of indiscretion by hobnobbing with an alleged Boko Haram sponsor”.
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