- Some Nigerians living in Canada have said it is important for President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to sustain its operation against insurgents
- The Forum also commended the military’s prosecution of the war against terrorism albeit believes more can still be done
- According to the forum, some corrupt politicians have launched a viral propaganda campaign against President Buhari, aided by religious leaders
The Nigeria US-Canada Diaspora Forum has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the momentum in the fight against terrorism.
These Nigerians while speaking on Saturday, February 8, after its annual general assembly to appraise the recent developmental issues, proffering solutions to challenges the forum said President Buhari has displayed an unalloyed commitment towards keeping Nigeria united despite the array of security challenges posed by the Boko Haram/ISWAP and its likes.
In a communique signed by Cosmas Collins and Josephine Okoye, the president and organising secretary respectively, the forum commended the military’s prosecution of the war against terrorism albeit believes more can still be done.
The forum also analysed the recent US visa ban on Nigerians, the Boko Haram/ISWAP threat, politically motivated violence as well as electoral reforms.
The communique said some corrupt politicians have launched a viral propaganda campaign against President Buhari, aided by religious leaders.
While passing a vote of confidence on President Buhari, the Nigeria US-Canada Diaspora Forum said the proactive response by the Nigerian government towards the Visa ban placed on Nigeria is indeed commendable and a demonstration of the sterling leadership qualities of President Buhari.
The communique read in parts: "That the Nigerian Military's prosecution of the war against terrorism has been commendable; however, more needs to be done to ensure that Nigeria is cleared of terrorists' activities."
It also said the Senate and the House of Representatives are ill-informed and targeted at destabilizing Nigeria.
It said: "The Senate and the House of Representatives should open discussion with Nigeria's allies to block the Boko Haram terrorists from accessing weapons in the international market."
"The government should begin a sensitization process through the Federal Ministry of Information on sensitizing the populace on the efforts of government towards addressing the security challenges in the country," the communique added.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar II, has said that the Nigerian populace is suffering.
The sultan also urged the Nigerian government to put in more efforts towards ensuring a better life for the Nigerian citizens.
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