Prof. Shehu Riskuwa, Former VC Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, on Saturday expressed confidence that the present administration would weed out Boko Haram insurgency.
Riskuwa told the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN ) in Sokoto that President Muhammadu Buhari, being an army general, would come out with stringent security measures that would end the killings of innocent souls.
He said that Buhari had the political will to end the activities of the insurgents, hence the decision to relocate the military central command to Maiduguri showed that the administration was committed to tackling the insurgency.
He explained that ” it has been part of his campaign to bring to an end the activities of the insurgents.
” I am very confident that, with well-coordinated security strategies and political will to implement, Nigerians will soon put the menace of Boko Haram insurgency behind them, ” he said.
He explained that being a former military governor in the area , as well as a former military Head of State, all those responsible would be fished out for prosecution.
The don called for more support to the security agencies , especially now that the military’s command headquarters would relocate to Borno.
He said that the action would boost intelligence report gathering that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of the sect members.
He urged the residents to complement the efforts of the security agencies through intelligence information.
Riskuwa also called for the provision of state-of -the- art equipment for the security agencies to enable them diligently confront the members of the sect.
He said that the provision of modern working equipment and welfare would enable the security officers to effectively discharge their constitutional responsibilities.(NAN)