Alert in Ghana over ISIS terrorist group recruitment

(AGI) Accra, Sept 15 - An alert has been called in Ghana overISIS recruiting youths, reported Global Risk Insights. It saidyoungsters in the majority Muslim population in the north couldbe recruited because of the unstable conditions in north-eastNigeria, on the border with Chad and Niger, caused by theIslamic extremist Boko Haram group. Unemployment remains highin Ghana, especially among the young, although it is one of themost stable nations in Africa and has a fast-growing economy.The study says potential recruits are enticed by IslamicState's promise of a "lavish lifestyle in Syria and

(AGI) Accra, Sept 15 - An alert has been called in Ghana overISIS recruiting youths, reported Global Risk Insights. It saidyoungsters in the majority Muslim population in the north couldbe recruited because of the unstable conditions in north-eastNigeria, on the border with Chad and Niger, caused by theIslamic extremist Boko Haram group. Unemployment remains highin Ghana, especially among the young, although it is one of themost stable nations in Africa and has a fast-growing economy.The study says potential recruits are enticed by IslamicState's promise of a "lavish lifestyle in Syria and Iraq" andbetter living conditions for family left behind. They quote theexample of Mohammed Nazir Nortei Alema, 25, a Geographyundergraduate in the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University, wholeft Ghana to embrace the cause of ISIS. (AGI) . .