Sokoto - The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, has offered to hold talks with Boko Haram if that will end the terror attacks by its members, reports New Telegraph.
The Sultan, however, said the Federal Government must approve the meeting before it could hold.
The Sultan, who is regarded as the leader of the Muslims in Nigeria, said he is disturbed by the ceaseless killings of innocent people by the Islamist group.
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Abubakar, who was speaking on Monday night when he hosted reporters at a Ramadan dinner in Sokoto, also urged the Federal Government to engage Boko Haram in a dialogue.
He, however, said the government should hold peace talks with the insurgents from a position of strength.
Read more at New Telegraph.
- News 24