- The assistance of the Chadian army can end insurgency in Nigeria
- This is the strong conviction of Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa
- Governor Sule has called on the presidency to make an effort in this direction
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To actualise victory in the anti-terrorism battle, the governor of Nasarawa, Abdullahi Sule, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to solicit the help of the Chadian army.
During an interview on Sunday, December 27, Governor Sule revealed that the participation of the foreign soldiers in the battle against insurgents has been successful, Punch reports.
He, therefore, stated that it time for the federal government to get their help so as to end terrorism once and for all in the country.
The governor said that this is an interesting issue that can get the attention of President Buhari.
“If you want to get Mr President’s attention, talk about security. This is a man who is very concerned about the security of the country but he is also not the type that will come out and talk so much on what he is doing.
"I don’t talk for Mr President but this is based on what I know about him; Mr President takes security with urgency.”
Meanwhile, some suspected Boko Haram insurgents had struck again, this time in Nigeria Republic, killing at least 27 people on Saturday evening, December 12.
The attack which happened in the village of Toumour in the Diffa region also left some people injured while some were still missing.
A local official was quoted to have said:
“Some victims were killed or wounded by bullets, others were burnt inside their houses, consumed by the flames of an enormous fire set by the attackers."
The official added that between 800 and 1,000 houses and numerous vehicles were also destroyed in the fire.
The insurgents who staged the attack that reportedly lasted three hours numbered up to 70. They were said to have first attacked the residence of the traditional chief who was lucky to escape.
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