Compiled by Ernest Omoarelojie
This statement that people are saying that the president must go to the south, I want them to remove the word must.”
-Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, on the need not to heat up the polity.
“The protesters were here and before they came we have been hearing through news on social media that Kabiesi received the sum of N50m from the Federal Government for the killing of Igboho, or for his arrest to become possible.
I want to seize this opportunity to inform the public that Kabiesi did not collect a dime from anybody. Sunday Igboho is a Yoruba man, he lives in Ibadan, so he is a son of Kabiesi Olubadan, and we are duty-bound to protect him.“
-Spokesperson for Olubadan of Ibadan, Adeola Oloko, on allegations that the Olubadan collected N50m from DSS for the raid on the home of Sunday Igboho.
“We are already getting successes and we will leverage on that, including our experience in this job and by the grace of God, we will get there.”
-Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Mahmoud Yahaya, on dealing death blows on insurgents and bandits.