The Centre for Crisis Communication, CCC has on Tuesday revealed that some members of the dreaded and deadly Islamist sect have started reaching out for dialogue with the Nigerian government.
This disclosure was made known at media briefing in Abuja, the executive secretary of the centre, Yusuf Anas, said some of the terrorists have made calls to the CCC requesting genuine and comprehensive dialogue with the Nigerian government.
According to Mr. Anas, the militants started calling, immediately after President Muhammadu Buhari announced that the Nigerian government was ready to negotiate with credible members of the group.
“The Centre views this gesture as good. It has opened a window of opportunity for dialogue for those insurgents that are willing and ready to lay down their arms,” Mr. Anas said.
He said, “Nevertheless, the Centre will continue to support and encourage all efforts towards bringing insurgency to an end in our country.”
It would be recall, the CCC is a non-governmental and independent agency actively involved in research works and publications that could help harmonize and provide information on crisis management in the Nigeria.