Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has urged
citizens to remain upbeat the war against terror will be won despite the spate
of terrorist attacks that have compromised gains made against the Boko Haram
sect in recent weeks.
“The President urges all Nigerians not to despair in the
face of cowardly terrorist attacks but to have confidence in the ability of
Nigeria's reinvigorated, well-equipped and well-motivated Armed Forces and security agencies to overcome
Boko Haram very soon, “ his spokesperson, Garba Sheu, said.
The sentiments come on the back of suicide terrorist
attacks which took place in Yola on the evening of Tuesday and Kano on
These caused numerous deaths and injuries among
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Buhari called for increased vigilance among the civilian
population to help ward off suicide terror attacks on soft targets around the
He extended his condolences to the families of the
victims as well as to the Government and people of Adamawa and Kano States.
Buhari reassured Nigerians that his administration was
determined to wipe out Boko Haram in Nigeria and bring all perpetrators of
these crimes against humanity to justice.
“Citizen’s vigilance will therefore help to
reduce the frequency of such attacks.”
- CAJ News