Senator Zanna Is A Boko Haram Kingpin, Says Former Borno Governor Modu Sheriff

Senator Zanna
By SaharaReporters, New York

Ahmed Zanna, the Senator for Borno Central in whose Maiduguri home an alleged Boko Haram top commander was arrested late two days ago, “is a drowning man” who must be fully investigated.

This verdict was passed in a press statement today by Senator Modu Sheriff, the former governor of the state, who called on the security authorities to fully investigate the incident and Senator Zanna’s possible links with Boko Haram.

He also drew attention to Zanna’s “Hajj-by-road” activities for which, he said, the legislator was suspected to have used as a façade for the importation of arms and window for the training of terrorists.

Shuaibu Mohammed Bama, called a “high profile Boko Haram commander” by the Joint Task Force (JTF), was arrested in “a serving politician’s house,” JTF announced on Friday.  

Following the JTF press statement, Senator Zanna told newsmen that although Bama was his nephew, the arrest did not take place in his home.  “Since he was not arrested in my house, they should go and investigate his relationship with people they arrested him in their house,” he said.

But the former governor scoffed at that account. “Senator Zanna in a comic u-turn, shortly after these developments, told journalists in a face-saving interview that while he could not deny his relationship with his nephew, he disowned his house where the JTF arrested the suspect, stressing that the house belongs to Senator Ali Modu Sheriff the immediate former governor of the state.”

The former governor, who is now the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the All Nigeria People’s Party, noted that Zanna has had a “recent political encounter” with him, and now “appears desperate to settle scores by dragging Ali Sheriff into the controversy.”

Said Modu Sheriff: “Senator Zanna’s inconsistencies in trying to defend himself are clear indication of a sinking man’s desperate attempt to hang himself on anything available in order to save his neck. If not so, what would his nephew be doing in the so-called house of Senator Ali Sheriff, the man he said is his political rival?”

The ex-governor said Senator Zanna has “obvious involvement with Boko Haram, given his past antecedence where people finger him as illegal importer of arms via his Hajj-by-road fame.”

He said it was common knowledge in Borno state that Senator Zanna takes some hapless Nigerians on a seeming religious voyage by road only to put some of them into terrorist activity and illegal arms importation.   

While it is not clear if he had ever reported this information to the security agencies, the former governor said that some of the so-called “pilgrims by road” have been traced to terrorists’ camps in Afghanistan and Syria, and not Saudi Arabia, their preferred destination.

“It is very much on record that 27 of such pilgrims are still missing uptill date.”

He refuted the senator’s claims that he had parted ways with his nephew, Shuaibu Bama, saying he can “authoritatively confirm” the man was still his associate up to the time of his arrest.

He further queried why Senator Zanna never spoken against the atrocities being committed by Boko Haram, noting that instead, he has been calling for the declaration of state of emergency or the disbandment of the JTF.

The former governor also declared the People’s Democratic Party in Borno State as “the engine room behind Boko Haram,” arguing that Zanna being the second senator fingered as having links with Boko Haram confirms “the wildly believed theory.”

He wondered how the Senator who he accused of not having visited Borno or his constituency even once since his inauguration can afford to play politics with the serious issue at stake by sponsoring terrorism against his own people.

“At his age and with the position he holds as a senator of the Federal Republic we felt it is the height of un-patriotism and irresponsibility for Senator Ahmed Zanna to not only fuel the crisis in Borno, but to attempt to drag the names of descent citizens, like Ali Sheriff in the mud,” the statement said.

 

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4nigeria

wat we need in nigeria is preyer.

CULPRITS SHOULD BE ARRESTED

GOING BY ALL CONFESSIONAL STATEMENTS MADE BY BOTH PARTIES IT IS SEEING THAT BOTH OF THEM HAS STILL SOMETHING HIDDEN WHICH THEY HAVE NOT TOLD THE WORLD. ALL INDICTED CULPRITS INCLUDING VICE PRESIDENT NAMADI SAMBO AS MENTIONED BY AN ACCUSED IN THE COURT YESTERDAY 24TH OCTOBER, 2012 SHOULD BE ARRESTED AND MADE TO FACE THE FULL COURSE OF THE LAW.

ATIKU AS BOKO HARAM SPONSOR

"BH is stands for NorthEast PDP and that is Alhaji Atiku Abukakar's Territory - who promised that he will make Nigeria Ungovernable for Presidetn Goodluck Jonathan, if he decides to seek elected office as president of Nigeria"

SO, PRO-UNITATE, WHAT IS THE MORONIC FOOL YOU HAVE IN ASO ROCK WAITING FOR? FOR ATIKU ABUBAKAR TO COME BEGGING TO BE ARRESTED? OR IS ATIKU'S WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN? DOES ATIKU LIVE ABOVE THE MORON AND THE LAW OF NIGERIA? IDIOTS RULED BY FOOLS!

THE TERRORIST

I just want to know something please, if boko haram were discoverd there one of there suponsor meaning by sen. zañna this wíll lead the security pasonal to quickly investigate on and how are they goin to spent there fund.
WHERE were sen. sharif since when he left his governortorial seat? he most be quesioned and investigate, look very carefuly on this boko haram issues, there not an islamist group but religion to açure there mission. the way there are if one can look at it.

BH Craziness

Why is GEJ keeping quite? Does he have some skeleton in his cupboard? Did he take any form of oath with some people?

The ex-governor and senator

The ex-governor and senator are both playing with police,military and ss. if not, are they not above the law.put each one of them for question in detecting room for about a month, unless the true statement will come up.

senator and boko Haram

He denied keeping the commandant of the deadly sec boko haran then now 1.5m salah ram to them,i conclude that,they are in aso rock

Pro-unitate

BOKO HARAM BOMB MOSQUES ALSO, DONT FORGET THAT.

THEIR REQUEST FOR GEJ TO CONVERT IS THE SAME REQUEST ANY PASTOR WORTH HIS SALT WILL DO TO YARADUWA OR IBB. RELIGIONS ARE BASED ON FAITH NOT LOGIC. THAT IS WHY EVERY RELIGION THINKS AND ACTS AS IF IT IS THE ONLY TRUE PATH. I AM A MUSLIM BUT ACCORDING TO B/H IF I OPPOSE THEM I SHOULD BE KILLED BECAUSE THE WAY THEY SEE RELIGION AND JIHAD IS THE ONLY WAY, JUST LIKE THE WAY GEJ AND YOU SEE THE SOLUTION OF B/H .

THEY HAVE BEEN ARRESTING PEOPLE AS BOKO HARAM SINCE 2011, TO DATE NOT A SINGLE CONVICTION. IF WE BELIEVE IN THE LAW SINCE WE ARE NOT ANIMALS THEN THOSE PEOPLE ARE AT BEST SUSPECT AND AT WORST INNOCENT.

THEY GOT INFORMATION FROM THE BOYS IN THE SENATORS HOUSE BUT DID NOT ARREST ANY MEMBER OF THE SENATORS HOUSEHOLD. INSTEAD OF ARRESTING THE SENATOR THEY SENT HIM A TEXT MESSAGE! ANYBODY WITH A BIT OF COMMON SENSE WILL KNOW THEY DONT HAVE ANY EVIDENCE. USE YOUR HEAD PRO-UNITATE, ASK WHO IS MAKING MONEY IN THIS CRISIS.

Flood in the Desert

U people seem to have forgotten that Bayelsa is been flooded. Do not be detracted, pls.

Clay you have said it all.

Clay you have said it all. God bless you. Nigerian's are watching o.

Their was no strong evidence

Their was no strong evidence against him,his own was political. But for these two senetors Sheriff and Banu should be investigated,they have more to tell us.

RE:BH is stands for NorthEast PDP and Atiku Abukakar's Territory

BH is stands for NorthEast PDP and that is Alhaji Atiku Abukakar's Territory - who promised that he will make Nigeria Ungovernable for Presidetn Goodluck Jonathan, if he decides to seek elected office as president of Nigeria

@NAGODI: you are most probably one of the designers of diversion

@NAGODI: you are most probably one of the designers of diversion! You have never condemmed the your Islamic Bokoharam terrorists who Bomb christian churches and insist that Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan must convert to islam before he has a right to lead as President of Nigeria. Each time JTF published news of Boko haram islamic terrorist captured or killed in gun battle where som JTF are either injred or killed, you always say that those arrested by JTF are innocent people. Now that, JTF held and questioned "innocent children" and they lead JTF to the den of Boko Haram in the your Northern Nigeria Senator' house; and, you innocent and excellencies Senators-who "protect the interest of the North" in the National assembly have confessed their involvement with Boko Haram, you failed to address you insincerity; but you have turned to DIVERSIONS

HAUSA/FULANI ISLAMIC SEPARATISTS ARE GRISLY BENT

NIGERIA IS ON THE PRECIPICE. NIGERIA IS TEETHERING INTO OBLIVION. THE HAUSA/FULANI MADLY MARAUDING MUSLIMS ARE GRISLY BENT; TO BALKANIZE THE NIGERIA STATEHOOD, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THEIR SEPARATIST AMBITION.

Here We Go Again

Here we go again; whenever the discussion is Nigeria, it always bleeds my heart. This country will never change its negative stripes.

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I am surprised by the naivety

I am surprised by the naivety on those wandering why Jonathan could not take action as if Jonathan is innocent of crimes against humanity.
The reality is that every sensible person knows that Boko Haram were by products of political hooliganism. Both they and their political backers should be prosecuted. Just as everyone knows Jang has committed crimes against humanity with ethnic cleansing of Muslims and Hausa Fulani in Plateau while Jonathan refused to act.

TALKATIVE

That politician turned reporter and critic(El-Rufai) who have been accusing the southerners of being the brain behind boko bombers' bombardment campaign in the north in order to ruin the region: What is he saying abt this revelations? Is he still framing up what to say next?

RE: BORNO KING MAKERS & BOKO HARAM

Remember Gideon Okah?!

Really Sen. Zanna is BH

Wallahi Senator Zanna is is Boko Haram kingpin. Likewise Sen. Ndume and PDP stalwarts in Borno State. We will be sad if GEJ sweeps this critical issue under the carpet as usual. We in Borno are ready to support JTF with valuable information because even a child in Borno knows who is BH and not. We appeal to JTF to be friendly, humane, proactive and fear God.

What are the Senators saying?

Has the Senate said anything? or are they just pretending they don't know what is going on? Bama has free access to the two Senators' houses and yet is wanted? who is fooling who? Raid all the Government official houses including the Government House, You will be suprise what and who you will find there.

Readers must demand the

Readers must demand the reason why Sahara Reporters have refused to publish any of my comments for some time now. I thought we were in democracy. They can welcome the opinions of blasphemous writers, seditionists, and all, but not my humble opinion. This is discriminatory and most ungodly. Whatever happens, Allah Dey.

Am I missing something here?

It has always been sung like a rancorous song from a cracked gramophone record by my fellow northerners that nobody knew who the members of the Boko Haram were! How come now that these two Borno gentlemen are pointing accusing fingers at each other and even giving lucid accounts of involvement in Boko Haram matters? Senator Ndume has not proved himself innocent in this matter and here is another senator being put on the stand by Ali Sheriff's superior argument! Am I really missing something? Is this only a tip of the iceberg? Are more damaging revelations coming? President Jonathan had mentioned that many Boko Haram members existed in the presidency, some of them his ministers; but the indecisive Jonathan left matters there! Surely Boko Haram is a political intimidation movement rather than the religious shenanigans being bandied about. Surely this scourge would end should a northerner ascend the presidential throne. We really need a SNC urgently.

Re; Why do I believe Zanna & not Modu Sheriff?

Because u're a dumb ass! Or maybe a Boko Haram wannabe.

Allah Wubade. The Northerners

Allah Wubade. The Northerners have finally realized that Nigeria must split. You cannot suppress the will of the people forever. Those benefiting from this unholy union at the expense of cheated are now on the last leg of their exploitation. Utangirma Allah.

Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!

Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!
Nigeria isn't a Country but a Continent.Break up now!

The Devils

D existence of d north and south shld b address,b4 things get out of hand.We shld go our seperate ways.There is no basis 4 our co-existence

boko haram are physical devils in nigeria

Is impossible to believe that our key or so called political leaders in the north are not involved in this ugly situation wereby inosent Nigerian has been killed. Let our leaders gives us peace and take all the money not with life again please.

AMEN!,AMEN!!,AMEN!!!

AMEN! AMEN!! AMEN!!!

Senators Modu Sheriff, Zanna and boko haram

The truth is that Senators Zanna and Ali Modu Sheriff have case to answer. How come Modu Sheriff knew all these facts he is reeling out about Zanna and never made any report. He was the governor of the state for good whole 8 years and knew the activities of his people and how it is detrimental to peace and development of the state and yet kept quite. Why was he waiting until now to make these claims. If this country is a place where the rule of law works both Zanna and Sheriff must be detained and be answering questions on what they know about boko haram. Zanna has made it the second senator fingered having links with boko haram. Everybody knows that these demonic sect can not be thriving without support and sponsorship from high ranking politicians. This is the golden opportunity for the NSA Dasuki, new CDS, IGP, SSS and other security apparatus to prove to nigerians how serious they are in handling boko haran menace.

God Isn't Sleeping

God is not sleeping. He's looking, seeing people butchering others,spreading illiteracy, poverty;creating more widows, widowers,orphans, spraying/polluting the whole land with innocent blood! I tell you He'll seize being God than keep quiet. Now, it's the turn of enemies of humanity to dance. Hope they dance well because blood is intoxicating and they 've taken that to stupor. All security apparatus in the country-PF,AF,Navy,Army,mobile police,JTF-over to you. let there be justice.

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