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Yobe retains hopes of eliminating Boko Haram

17 July 2015, 07:19Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has expressed optimism the All Progressives Congress-led administration would eventually defeat the Boko Haram sect.

Gaidma said a "committed, responsible and credible leadership" would eliminate end the atrocities perpetrated by the militant Islamic sect. 

The governor stated this in his Eid-el-Fitr message.
The festivities begin Friday.

“In consideration of the security challenges we have experienced over the years, I wish to reiterate my earlier calls for us to regard these trials as part of the divine scheme of affairs to which societies are subjected from time to time," he said.

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Meanwhile, the governor called on Muslims to use the period to make sober reflections and an appraisal of their conducts in relation to the teachings of the noble Qur’an and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. 

“The fasting which we have observed has no doubt instilled in us self-control, discipline, perseverance, sense of sacrifice, fellow-feeling and charity in the Muslim faithful."

The governor reassures the state citizens that his administration will continue to focus on making life more meaningful to the people.  

Yobe is one of the states worst affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. 

- CAJ News


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