"We Are Winning War Against Terror" - Jonathan

"We Are Winning War Against Terror" - Jonathan

The President reviewed yesterday the battle against terrorism and declared that it is being won.

Dr. Jonathan spoke at the Standing Committee meeting of the Bishops Conference of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) at the Saint Peter’s Deanery, Yenagoa, capital of his home Bayelsa State.

He said his methods had improved security generally.

“Already, as a result of our ongoing action and methods, the security situation in the country is steadily improving. Again, the effect of the state of emergency in the Northeast has been tremendous and felt by all.

“From a society that was coping with uncertainty, we are now beginning to see a gradual return to normalcy in most part of the North and other parts of the country with different levels of certainty and predictability in our daily lives.

“I believe and I can say with all humility and gratitude to God that we are winning the war against terrorism. And by His grace, we will surely overcome terrorism and insecurity in our land,” the President told the clerics, who are praying for the release from captivity of Archbishop Ignatius Kattey of the Niger Delta Province. He was abducted last week.

The President assured them that the ArchBishop would soon be released.

Dr. Jonathan said: “More than winning the war, we are also winning space for peace and stability – the daily routine of worship, businesses, farming, schooling, social networking.

“We are a society of peace. No religion or culture preaches violence and mindless killing. The sorrow, blood and tears you have seen lately are not hallmarks of our country or any civilised society.

“We will continue to do our very best to ensure that all Nigerians will be able to live in peace in one strong, united and indivisible nation.”

The President also inaugurated the Anglican Church cable Network Nigeria (ACNN) at the meeting. Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, who was also present, urged the Church to pray for the leaders and the nation.

Source: Legit.ng

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