Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have named six Nigerians with ties to Boko Haram as terrorist financiers.
“The UAE cabinet, on Monday, issued Resolution No 83 of 2021, designating 38 individuals and 15 entities as backers of the sect and other terrorist cause.”
“Nigerians on the UAE’s terrorism list include Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad. The six persons have been previously tried and sentenced in the Western Asia country.”
“MEANWHILE, management of 9mobile has clarified that its Executive Director, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Abdulrahman Ado, is not the same as ‘Abdulrrahman’ Ado ‘Musa’ purportedly designated along with others by UAE as terror financiers.”
The name, Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, has been latched on in the media and certain quarters, hence the clarification, the company noted.
“It described Ado as a respectable law-abiding Nigerian, who served the country diligently in public service for over three decades before transferring his services to the private sector.
ALSO, a South West political group, Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum (YRLP), called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the development and prosecute those found culpable.”
In a statement yesterday in Ibadan, president of the forum, Akin Mala