Goodluck Jonathan President visits Borno, promises end to Boko Haram

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President Goodluck Jonathan is said to have visited
troops in the state as well as a camp for Internally
Displaced Persons.
President Goodluck Jonathan , today, January 15, paid a
visit to Maiduguri, Borno State.
Jonathan is said to have visited troops in the state as
well as a camp for Internally Displaced Persons.
The president reportedly gave assurances that the
insecurity plaguing the country would soon come to an
end and that all captured territories would be
recovered.
“Let me assure you that we will soon take over all the
areas. From the briefings I have received from the
service chiefs, I assure you we will take over the towns
and communities,” Jonathan said.
“The Nigerian military is now better off in term of
equipment than it was in the past. We will continue to
do our best to ensure the armed forces are better
equipped,” the president added.
He also praised the soldiers for their dedication in the
fight against terrorism.
“What you’re doing is not easy. We thank you as a
nation. Terrorism is a global phenomenon. We’re
working day and night, trying to curtail this madness.
We will assist you to succeed in your effort. We will
give you what is due to you. Government will make sure
you get it. We appreciate your dutiful service, loyalty
and commitment,” Jonathan said.
The president had on Wednesday, commissioned a
cenotaph in honour of Nigeria’s fallen soldiers at the
National Military Cemetery in Abuja.

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