Shi’ites: White paper draft­ing com­mit­tee starts work

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From An­drew Agbese, Kaduna

A com­mit­tee to draft the White Paper on the re­port of the Ju­di­cial Com­mis­sion of In­quiry into the clashes be­tween the Nige­ria Army and members of the Is­lamic Move­ment in Nige­ria (IMN) has been con­sti­tuted by the Kaduna State gover­nor, Malam Nasir El-Ru­fai.

The 9-man com­mit­tee which has com­menced work, is chaired by the Per­ma­nent Sec­re­tary, Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion, Kaduna State, Adamu Mo­hammed Mansur, and is ex­pected to sub­mit a draft white paper to the gov­ern­ment within two weeks.

Other members of the white paper draft­ing com­mit­tee in­clude Hauwa U. Umar, per­ma­nent sec­re­tary, Min­istry of En­vi­ron­ment and Nat­u­ral Re­sources, Bari’atu Yusuf Mo­hammed, per­ma­nent sec­re­tary, Min­istry of Works, Hous­ing and Trans­port, Ibrahim Sambo, per­ma­nent sec­re­tary, Min­istry for Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment, among others.

The terms of ref­er­ence for the com­mit­tee are to study the rec­om­men­da­tions of the Re­port of the Ju­di­cial Com­mis­sion of In­quiry into the clash be­tween a de­tach­ment of the Nige­rian Army and members of the Is­lamic Move­ment of Nige­ria and pro­duce a white paper on the re­port and to make any other rec­om­men­da­tion (s) that will as­sist gov­ern­ment in ad­dress­ing is­sues raised in the re­port.

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