Boko Haram To Demand For Release of Members In Exchange for Abducted GirlsFeatured, Latest News Friday, May 9th, 2014
Boko Haram might demanded for release of their members imprisoned by Nigerian government in exchange for over 200 girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State kidnapped in April by the deadly terrorist group.
A former mediator, Shehu Sani who once brokered peace talks with the group said he believes Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau’s threat to sell the girls as slaves, shows he plans to use them as ‘bargaining chips’ rather than kill them.
Shehu Sani says he believes that the footage, video released by the group on Monday, was an attempt to persuade the Nigerian government into a prisoner trade.
‘From my knowledge of the group, to have him saying that he will sell them is proof that this issue can be resolved. The group is most likely to want to attach some kind of conditions to the girls being released, such as the freeing of some of their own prisoners.’ He confirmed.
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