The Nigeria’s defense ministry said the deadly Islamic sect have device another means of recruiting more people. The sect has killed thousands of people since they begin attacking till now.
The Army said on Wednesday that the sect have resulted into giving loans to artisans and entrepreneurs in the Northern East of Nigeria to lure them into joining their rank. The strategy is another way to deceive young people to join the sect as the unemployment rate in the region is high due to the havoc caused by the sect that shut down many businesses.
Because of low level of literacy and unemployment in the Northern East region, the boko haram sect is using the loan strategy to recruit more people. The plan is to give them a loan programmed to fail, if the fail to pay when the loan is due, they will either join the sect or get killed by the sect.