President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of army personnel in Metele village of Borno by Boko Haram terrorists, saying his administration stays dedicated to the safety of army personnel and different residents.
Buhari, who was reacting to the tragic incident on Saturday, assured that speedy measures had been taken to make sure that “the loopholes which led to the fatalities had been blocked, as soon as and for all.’’
In response to the president, “The army and intelligence businesses have labored arduous within the struggle in opposition to terrorism, and I’m as soon as once more pledging, as Commander-in-Chief, my full assist as they push to completely neutralize Boko Haram. Could the souls of the useless relaxation in peace”. The president assured “Their sacrifice will NEVER be in useless”.
He additional said that: “No accountable Commander-in-Chief would relaxation on his oars or fold his arms to permit terrorists to hazard the lives of army personnel and different residents.
“Our loyal forces have proved their power over the terrorists and we’re prepared to offer all of them the wanted assist, when it comes to tools and manpower, to reach ending the renewed menace.
“Within the coming days, I’m participating the army and Intelligence Chiefs in intensive discussions on the following steps we will be taking.”
The President famous that combating terrorism had taken a world dimension which necessitated worldwide collaboration amongst states going through related safety challenges.
He, subsequently, reassured Nigerians of his continued dedication to their safety and of his efforts to maintain the momentum within the earlier important successes recorded in opposition to the terrorists.
The president, nevertheless, suggested Nigerians in opposition to making a political capital out of the nationwide tragedy, stressing that “members of the armed forces are one household, generally dedicated to the safety and security of all Nigerians.’’