Please forgive us – Repentant insurgents beg Borno state residents (Images)

Please forgive us - Repentant insurgents beg Borno state residents (Photos)

Some repentant terrorists took to the streets of Maiduguri, the Borno capital on Saturday morning, August 13, to beg for forgiveness from residents of the state as they carried out sanitation train.

The sanitation train was organized by the Centre for Democracy and Improvement (CDD) in collaboration with the Borno state authorities.

The repentant insurgents wore T-shirts that had the phrases ‘Please forgive us’, ‘Now we have repented’, and ‘Let’s rebuild Borno once more’ inscribed on them.

Talking on the train, Mala Mustafa, a senior analysis fellow with CDD, stated the train is a part of efforts to arrange them for his or her reintegration course of. He stated 400 of the repentant insurgents have been mobilized for the train, with 50 of them collaborating this Saturday for a begin in Maiduguri hajj camp.

Abdullahi Ishaq, particular adviser to the Borno governor on safety, additionally lauded the initiative by CDD as he stated ;

“CDD supplied the tools for this train and has been offering us with technical recommendation nearly as good companions.

He disclosed that the initiative taken by the federal government after years of insurgency led to the give up of many insurgents, and likewise contributed to peace-building efforts within the state.

“Right now, Maiduguri is extra peaceable than Abuja. We wish to proceed to name on communities to help this peace course of by accepting them,” Ishaq stated.

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