Boko Haram: UAE Identifies Six Nigerians Among Sponsors
September 15, 2021
By Charles Nwabardi
As Nigerians endlessly await the Buhari administration to openly identify those fingered by intelligence agencies as suspected sponsors of terrorists activities in the country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has named six Nigerians as financiers of Boko Haram and terror activities. Their names were contained in a list of no fewer than 52 persons and groups released by the UAE authorities.
State-run WAM news agency reported that the information was released at the country’s federal cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
The Nigerians are Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad.
They were prosecuted in 2020 for wiring funds to Boko Haram elements in Nigeria.The full list of 52 individuals and entities indicted include: