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United States sanctions 6 Nigerians for supporting Boko Haram - Africaflavour

 United States sanctions 6 Nigerians for supporting Boko Haram - Africaflavour




The United States has sanctioned six Nigerian for their support of the terrorist group Boko Haram.

This was disclosed in a statement by Department of States spokesperson Ned Price on Friday, March 25. 

The listed the individuals are Abdurrahman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad. 

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the affected Nigerians to the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, "having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, Boko Haram." 

The full statement reads: 

"The United States is designating six individuals for their support of the terrorist group Boko Haram. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added Nigerian nationals Abdurrahman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad to the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, as amended, for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, Boko Haram. 

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