Some Top Government Officials In Aso Rock Benefitting From Banditry — Notorious Bandits’ Leader, Bello Turji Opens Up 

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Notorious bandits’ leader, Bello Turji has accused some of the top officials in Buhari government of benefitting from banditry

 

In response to the recent aerial bombardment of his home by military aircraft, he claimed that the government had incited the terrorists to violate their peace agreement with the locals.

 

The notorious terrorist and bandit leader Bello Turji Kachalla who is operating in northern Nigeria, particularly in the states of Zamfara, Sokoto, and Niger has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Nigerian government is not interested in putting an end to banditry because some of its officials profit from it.

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In response to the recent aerial bombardment of his home by military aircraft, he claimed that the government had incited the terrorists to violate their peace agreement with the locals.

 

 

 

He had led his gang to carry out a massacre in Zamfara earlier this year, killing nearly 200 people, including women and children.

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Zamfara state’s Deputy Governor, Senator Muhammad Hassan Nasiha, however, announced in August that Turji had accepted peace.

 

On September 18, however, he narrowly escaped death when the bombed his house in Fakai village, Shinkafi local government area, Zamfara state, killing 12 of his fighters and relatives.

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On November 14, the Defence Headquarters had declared him and 18 other terrorists wanted, with a N5million bounty on their heads.

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In response to the attack on his home, the bandits’ warlord accused the government of violating the peace treaty they had with him to end banditry and protect the people of the Shinkafi axis from any attack.

 

Turji, speaking on the phone with an online Hausa television channel, expressed resentment over the air raid on his home and the killing of innocent people after agreeing with government officials and community leaders to give up banditry.

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He said, “I wonder if truly the government wanted to kill me. I think they only wanted to provoke me by making me renege on my promise not to kill anyone. If they could spot my house why couldn’t they sight and kill me because I only left the house a couple of minutes when the bombardment occurred.

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“The people should know their enemy from the onset. The government is provoking us so that we will take revenge on the poor masses.

 

“The government is only fooling the gullible and naive people that they want to end banditry whereas in actual sense, they are the ones fueling the activities of the bandits and also benefiting from them.

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“Peace is priceless and I’m ready to be a peace advocate unless the government wants me to be a warmonger. I’m ready for either peace or war. Whatever, the government wants, we can give them a multitude.”

 

Meanwhile, Ejesgist.ng had also reported that residents of Moriki town in the Zurmi local government area of Zamfara State reportedly paid N10.5million out of N20Million demanded by Turji, as a form of a “peace deal fee” to free their town from attacks.

 

This came a few days after reported that residents of Gidan Goga town in the Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State paid the demanded N20 million to Turji for the same purpose.

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