Senator Ali Modu Sheriff aka, SAS who under his watch as the Borno State Governor, Boko Haram started has condemned the early morning terrorists attacks at the Nyanya bus station.
Ali Modu Sheriff the rich former governor of Borno, under whose watch the group evolved tweeted “The multiple explosions at Nyanya bus park this morning is a terrible tragedy. No life is worth ending this way.”
Sherrif who has continued to deny the allegations that he had anything to do with the group, condoled with the families who have lost their loved ones in this incident, and pray for the repose of their souls.
Senator Ahmad Zanna, representing Borno Central, had said a Boko Haram commander, Shuaibu Bama, was arrested in the house of the former governor Ali Modu Sheriff and not in his (Senator Zanna) house, contrary to the claim by the Joint Task Force, JTF.
The Chieftain of Nigeria’s opposition political party, APC, Monday continued, “We have to be more committed to dealing with our security challenges. Incidents like these should never be allowed to happen.”
Another prominent Nigeria, the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) General Jeremiah Oseni (retd) statements credited to him also alleged that Sherrif was the brain behind the creation of the Islamic fundamentalist, Boko Haram.
Borno Politicians led by Sherrif invented ECOMOG, an armed civilian hooligan force, which was used for political intimidation during his battle to edge out Governor Mala Kachallah from the Government House. The ECOMOG group as they were known was abandoned and they transformed into what is known as Boko Haram.
After years of the attacks perpetrated by the insurgents, Sherrif has not been arrested or thoroughly interrogated to explain his role in setting up the group.