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Buhari promises to address insurgency if elected

2015-02-17 09:59
Supporters rides in a campaign bus of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his unning mate Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos on January 24, 2015. Unknown gunmen stormed and bombed the site of a  ~  PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reclaim and rebuild towns seized by Boko Haram, should he be elected, Naij reports.

Speaking at a campaign rally in Maiduguri, Buhari lamented the senseless killings carried out by Boko Haram and stated that their ideology contradicts that of Islam, as Islam does not promote chaos and death.

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In addition, the former military Head of State revealed that insurgency is would be a pivotal part of his mandate if he is elected as president in the upcoming polls.

Meanwhile, Borno monarch Alhaji Abubakar El-Kanemi commended Buhari over his commitment to the rebuilding of the country.

Read more at Naij

Read more on: apc  |  muhammadu buhari  |  nigeria  |  nigeria 2015 elections

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