Maiduguri - Some residents of Maiduguri on
Wednesday said that with the election of Donald Trump as the new U.S. President
, the days of the Boko Haram insurgents were numbered.
The respondents disclosed this in separate interviews with
the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.
Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, a civil servant, said that the
emergence of Trump as the American President did not come as a surprise.
He said that the Trump agenda of fighting terrorism would be
benefit Nigeria, especially regarding the fight against Boko Haram.
” I think Nigeria is going to gain a lot from the new
president, especially in the fight against terrorism.
“Going by his words, it will be safe to say that the days of
Boko Haram are numbered because he is going to kick out their main sponsors,
the Islamic State Militants,” he said.
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Malam Abba Kali, a journalist, also said that the emergence
of Trump presidency would also help in ending the country’s economic recession.
“I think Nigeria is going to be better for it, the new
president will help a great deal in ending our current recession.
” I believe his policies will help revive the world crude
oil prices as well as end the current global recession, ” he said.
Mr Patrick James, another journalist, said that the election
of Trump will give Africa the chance to use its human and material resources
“Mr Trump has made it clear that he was going to send home
Africans staying in America illegally.
” This is good news to us, let them come back and develop
their continent instead of developing America, ” he said.