Human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, on Wednesday accused governors and Minister of Information of speaking for terrorists in the country.
The co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls movement in her statement also called out religious leaders for speaking for terrorists.
Yesufu made this claim while speaking at the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, annual law week in Calabar, Cross River State.
She called on professional bodies to wake up to its responsibilities of defending citizens.
She said: “Terrorists have governors speaking for them, they have the Minister of Information, religious rulers all speaking up for them. Who do citizens have speaking up for them?”
“The professional bodies, most especially the NBA must wake up to its responsibilities.”
Meanwhile, a notorious bandit leader, Halilu Sububu, has blamed daily attacks in Nigeria on a breach of agreement on the part of the government.
Speaking with Daily Trust at his enclave in Sububu forest located between Zamfara and Sokoto States, Sububu called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come for talks with them.
He called on the federal government to treat Hausa, Yoruba and the Fulani the same way.