- President Muhammadu Buhari urges the Nigerian military to finish the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents and bring the insurgency war to a conclusion
- Buhari also commends the armed forces for their commitment in the insurgency war and securing the affected communities for the resettlement
The president lauds local and international partners for their assistance over the years, assuring them of government’s continued commitment
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the military to finish the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents and bring the insurgency war to a conclusion.
The Nigerian president made the call on Thursday, March 19, when inaugurating the national humanitarian coordination committee in Abuja, Daily Trust reports.
“I urge our Armed Forces to put more efforts to bring the insurgency to a speedy conclusion," the president said.
Buhari also commended the armed forces for their commitment to the insurgency war and securing the affected communities for the resettlement and rehabilitation of affected populations.
The president lauded local and international partners for their assistance over the years, assuring them of government’s continued commitment.
Meanwhile, the governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, has introduced another strategy in his bid to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in the state and restore peaceful and harmonious living. Governor Zulum called on the retired military generals, retired senior police officers, others who are of Borno origin to come together to assist the state with their expertise.
The Cable reports that Zulum called the retired senior security to a strategic meeting to explore how they can help the state.
Legit.ng gathers that the Borno state governor made the call on Sunday, March 15, when he hosted meetings with Borno citizens working at different federal establishments in Abuja.
The purpose of the meetings was to explore how the Borno citizens occupying key positions at the federal level can help in developing the state and addressing security challenges.
Zulum decided to invite the retired senior security personnel after a retired brigadier general during the meeting offered to contribute with strategies that could help defeat Boko Haram.
In another report, a civil society organisation has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, for sustaining the momentum and intensity in the fight against terrorism.
Paying a special tribute to the Army chief during a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, March 17, the Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) said General Buratai's steadfastness to the fight against insurgency has rubbed off on his gallant troops.
CALSER said the effect of Buratai's leadership strategy is evident in the recent outings by the Nigerian Army troops.
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