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A group of noteworthy northern leaders has issued a strong warning towards allowing the united states and French governments to relocate their militia bases from the Sahel to Nigeria.

In an start letter addressed to President Bola Tinubu and the management of the Nationwide Assembly, the leaders emphasized the need for the federal authorities to face up to such strain.

The signatories of the letter, including revered figures akin to Professor Abubakar Siddique Mohammed, Professor Kabiru Sulaiman Chafe, Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, Professor Jibrin Ibrahim, Auwal Musa (Rafsanjani), and Y. Z. Ya’u, expressed verbalize over alleged aggressive lobbying by the American and French governments.

“The newest expulsion of French and American troops from Niger resulting from their perceived ineffective presence raises questions regarding the efficacy of web hosting remote places militia bases”, the residents acknowledged within the start letter.

In addition they argued that basically the most important procedure of these bases, ostensibly to combat terrorism within the Sahel, has no longer been completed, as terrorism has handiest escalated since these camps had been established.

“It is significant to obviously suppose that there are handiest dangers and no positive aspects from such militia operations.

“The American operations in Niger Republic, let’s suppose, had been ostensibly to pre-empt and uproot terrorists from the Sahel region. The tip result has to this point been rather unimpressive, if no longer a total failure.

“It is miles obvious that the presence of American troops and other intelligence personnel in Niger Republic is rarely any longer serving any in actual fact helpful reason. This is for the easy reason that terrorism, removed from abating, has risen dramatically for the reason that US began its operations within the region,” they acknowledged.

Furthermore, the leaders raised issues regarding the socio-economic and environmental impacts of web hosting remote places militia bases.

They warned of increased living expenses, environmental degradation, and loss of biodiversity, which could disproportionately affect lower-earnings populations and hinder sustainable pattern.