Presidency Speaks On N150,000 Monthly Payment To Repentant Boko Haram Members

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The Boko Haram repentants. Image credit: Nigerian Army

The Presidency has said that it is not planning on paying a monthly stipend of N150,000 to repentant Boko Haram members.

This is in reaction to a report circulated on social media which claims that the repentant terrorists will be earning the sum from the Federal Government.

Reacting to the report, presidential aide Bashir Ahmad described it as fake news.

He tweeted: “FAKE NEWS ALERT: The Federal Government is NOT planning to start paying repented Boko Haram members N150,000 monthly.

“The story is baseless and should be regarded as the usual fake news. When you see it here or on WhatsApp, ask the poster to provide a credible source of the story.”


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