- President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for the state of the nation
- The commendation was showered on the president by some Nigerians in different European countries
- The professionals also passed a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari
A group of Nigerian professionals in 44 European countries have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Association of Nigerian Professionals in Europe (ANPE) made this known in a communique after its extraordinary emergency assembly, held at The Hotel Urdanibia Park conference hall in Spain on Monday, February 3.
In the communique co-signed by president, Agwu Onyeke, and 13 country heads, ANPE said there is need for all to support President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Military in the fight against terrorism.
As part of the issues identified and resolved, the Nigerian professionals frowned at the “ despicable killing of clergies and humanitarian workers by the Boko Haram/ISWAP group” which the association described as “politically motivated”.
While acknowledging the efforts of the gallant troops, the group hinged the escalation of the crisis in Nigeria on foreign conspiracies and local actors to trigger an ethnoreligious war in Nigeria.
ANPE also passed a vote of confidence on the President Buhari-led administration in tackling the various security challenges in the country.
While hailing the service chiefs for raising to the occasion amidst conspiracy from desperate politicians, it further urged Nigerians to unite in the fight against terrorism.
The communique said that ANPE: "Acknowledges the efforts by the Military and the Muhammadu Buhari led administration in the rebuilding of the northeast, the provision of jobs for youths across the country as well as its display of an unalloyed commitment to the unity of Nigeria."
It also said that the bulk of the pockets of violence might still be hinged on the outcome of the 2019 general elections whose outcome did not go down well with some politicians and as such, they have been sponsoring pockets of violence to discredit the administration of President Buhari
The association resolved that the efforts of the service chiefs are commendable and an indication that in a matter of time, the war against terrorism would be over in Nigeria.
"That Nigerians from all walks of life should extend their support to the government's quest to making Nigeria secure and safe for all concerned," the association said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian Army identified 37 officers and soldiers tackling the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast for a special reward.
The recognition is also meant to encourage the rewarded soldiers and their colleagues to be more committed The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai.
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