Coalition reacts to military, service chiefs 'commitment' to end terrorism in Nigeria

Coalition reacts to military, service chiefs 'commitment' to end terrorism in Nigeria

- A coalition has commended the Nigerian Military's effort in fighting Boko Haram

- The coalition hailed the service chiefs for the provision of sound strategic and policy direction for implementation in the war against terrorism

- According to the coalition, all well-meaning Nigerians must continue to extend their support to our gallant troops now and always

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has applauded Nigeria's military and Service Chiefs for displaying unwavering commitment to end the insurgency in the country.

The coalition commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the efforts made by his administration in the fight against terrorism.

A statement signed by CATE's national coordinator, Gabriel Onoja, said the organisation is proud of the exploits of the Nigerian troops and the numerous sacrifices they have made in the pursuant of peace all over the country.

The coalition further hailed the service chiefs for the provision of sound strategic and policy direction for implementation in the war against terrorism.

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It also expressed unalloyed confidence in the President Buhari, the service chiefs, as well as the officers and soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Onoja said CATE recognises the presence of other distinguished stakeholders, as well as members of civil society organizations that have indeed distinguished themselves as worth partners.

"Our fighting troops have remained committed and have carried on with the onerous task of keeping Nigeria safe and secured within the ambits of the rules of engagement in warfare."

"We wish to state that there are abounding examples of how our fighting troops have come to the rescue of unarmed women and children, as well as elderly Nigerians, who have been affected in one way or the other by the crisis in north east Nigeria," Onoja said.

He also called on all well-meaning Nigerians to continue to extend their support to our gallant troops now, and always.

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"It must also be stated that in a matter of time, Nigerians shall indeed celebrate the end of the terrorist activities of Boko Haram/ISWAP. We must arise as compatriots for when Nigeria calls; we must obey," he said.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that some Boko Haram terrorists were dealt with by troops of the Nigerian Military in a superior counter-attack.

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A recent video seen online showed some soldiers of the 7 division of the Nigerian Army firing sporadically at the direction of the terrorists.

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