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Nigeria: Presidency - We Are Consulting With Security Agencies Over Boko Haram's Dialogue Offer

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The Presidency Thursday said that it is still consulting with the various security agencies on the offer of cease fire and dialogue by the religious sect, Boko Haram before coming up with the position of the federal government.

Reacting to the statement by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar that the federal government should accept the Boko Haram's offer for dialogue, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe said that government has noted the development, but at the moment, "we are still consulting with the various security agencies before an appropriate decision would be taken".

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