Did the Buhari Government Really Have Any Option in the Release of 1,400 Boko Haram Suspects?

The recent revelation by the Borno State Commissioner for Information Babakura Jato that


about 1,400 repentant Boko Haram suspects have been released in three tranches by the military and re-integrated into the society since Operation Safe Corridor, the government’s de-radicalization programme started in 2016, has generated a lot of angst, not just among the civilian population but also among the soldiers fighting the terrorists. Vincent Akanmode, writing in The Nation of...