Buhari however said that he would only discuss with the credible leaders of the group.
The president made the comments on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, during an interview on CNN withChristiane Amanpour
“We have to be very careful about the credibility of various Boko Haram leadership coming up and claiming that they can deliver. We have to be very careful indeed and we are taking our time because we want to bring them safe back to their parents and their school.”
When asked if he was against negotiating with Boko Haram, he said:
“I cannot be against it because as I told you our main objective as a government is to rescue those girls back to their schools and rehabilitate them back to normal sight. If we are convinced that the leadership that presented itself can deliver those girls safe and should, we will be prepared to negotiate what they want.”