The Federal government has denied hiring Australia’s Stephen Davis as a Boko Haram negotiator.
Mike Omeri, the Coordinator of the National Information Centre, simply said government has no plan of prosecuting any Nigerian for now following the allegations made by the Davis.
Meanwhile, Davis has insisted that former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff and former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika are Boko Haram Sponsors. He also mentioned an unnamed senior official of the CBN and an Egypt-based man as those funding the sect.
Though, Davis has refused to disclose the identity of the CBN official, said his allegations were informed by discussion he had with several Boko Haram field commanders.
But Mike Omeri insisted that the Federal Government has not hired anybody to negotiate on its behalf with Boko Haram.
“For now nobody has been hired by the government to negotiate on its behalf with Boko Haram. Anytime the government decides to do so, it will make it known to the public.
“The government is still investigating the allegations made by the alleged negotiator. However, the government has no plan to question anybody because of those allegations made by the Australian,” he stated