President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities on Thursday mentioned the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) and Each day Belief might be sanctioned over their documentaries on terrorism and banditry in Nigeria.
The Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed whereas talking in Abuja accused BBC of exhibiting the faces of terrorists as if they’re Nollywood stars.
In response to the minister, the information platforms wouldn’t get away with the interviews with terrorists.
Mohammad additional said that the suitable sanctions might be meted to the platforms.
The minister mentioned, “Let me guarantee you, they won’t get away with this bare glorification of terrorism and banditry in Nigeria,” Mohammad mentioned.
“When in any other case respected platforms like BBC give their platform to terrorists, exhibiting their faces as in the event that they’re Nollywood stars… I wish to guarantee them that they received’t get away with it, and the suitable sanctions might be meted out. out”
Recall that BBC interviewed a bandit chief who confessed that they purchased extra weapons with the N60 million ransom paid by the Federal Government for the discharge of schoolgirls kidnapped on the Authorities Ladies Secondary College in Jangebe city in Zamfara State in February 2021.
Ado Aleru, a notorious Fulani gang leader who is needed by the Katsina police for main a bloodbath within the village of Kadisau in June 2020 was additionally interviewed.