Details of the meeting ex-president Obasanjo had with the family of the killed Boko Haram leader during a visit he paid to the family in Maiduguri on Thursday has been revealed.
Report says they want the Federal Government to apologize to them, pay compensation for their losses, try the killers of the slain leader of Boko Haram, Mohammed Yusuf, and release its detained members.
It was also learnt that the Federal Government may open talks with the sect, depending on the understanding that is reached between the sect and Obasanjo.
Babakura Alhaji Fugu, spokesman of the family, said, “We have told him our predicament, especially the destruction of our family house, and also the need for the state government to abide by the court order which ruled that a compensation of N100 million be paid for the extrajudicial killing of our father; and also to tell the security agencies to stop harassing and intimidating our family members over issues related to Boko Haram”.
Report says Ex-President Obasanjo is yet to report formally to the government on his ongoing talks with Mohammed Yusuf’s family. The discussion is still at a preliminary level.
Obasanjo also promised to inform President Goodluck Jonathan of the outcome of his meeting with the family.