BUHARI MEETS U.S AFRICOM COMMANDER, GEN DAVID RODRIGUEZ ; INSISTS ARMED FORCES WILL ANNIHILATE BOKO HARAM BY DECEMBER 2015

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THISDAY
15 October, 2015

Despite the recent bomb blasts in Abuja and some states in the North-east, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he remained fully confident that by the end of this year, Boko Haram’s ability to attack, seize, ravage and hold any Nigerian territory will have been completely obliterated.

A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the president spoke when he met with the Commander of United States Africa Command, Gen David Rodriguez.

Buhari said with greater support from his administration in terms of improved training, equipment, logistics and welfare,the Nigerian Armed Forces were well positioned to meet the December deadline which he gave to them to end the Boko Haram insurgency.

The president seized the opportunity of Rodriquez’s visit to restate his appreciation of the US support for Nigeria’s efforts to overcome terrorism and insurgency.

Buhari said: “We must thank the…

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