Bola Tinubu tells the military to change strategy against Boko Haram
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has urged the military to restrategize in the war against Boko Haram.
According to Tinubu, the war against Boko Haram was tactical, hence the need to replan and change strategies.
Tinubu made the speech during a condolence visit to the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum in Maiduguri, following Boko Haram’s killing of farmers in the state.
Hewarned that the fight against Boko Haram was no longer a conventional one.
Speaking further, he said: “We have been on this (Boko Haram) for some time, We have seen the reaction of the federal government, we have seen the reaction of the armed forces, this is no longer conventional warfare.
“This is more tactical, more reason, more crude. In such a situation what we do is to replan our strategy.”
Recall that Boko Haram insurgents had recently killed several rice farmers in Zabarmari area of Borno State.
The terrorist group had beheaded the farmers for allegedly informing the military about their operations.