Nigeria Will Prevail Over Boko Haram - President
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, assuring that immediate measures are being taken to ensure that the loopholes which led to the fatalities are blocked.
The president said his administration remains committed and focused on the security of military personnel and other citizens.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,Buhari said: “No responsible Commander-in-Chief would rest on his oars or fold his hands to allow terrorists to endanger the lives of its military personnel and other citizens.
“Our loyal forces have proved their strength over the terrorists and we are ready to give them all the needed support in terms of equipment and manpower to succeed in ending the renewed threat. In the coming days, I am engaging the Military and Intelligence Chiefs in extensive discussions on the next steps we shall be taking.”
He noted that fighting terrorism has taken a global dimension, which necessitates international collaboration among states facing similar security challenges.
Buhari reassured Nigerians of his continued commitment to their security and of his efforts to sustain the momentum in the previous significant successes recorded against the terrorists.