My Administration has Frustrated Boko Haram Fighters- Buhari

…As he Condoles Garkida Community Over Attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the efforts put in by his administration has continued to frustrate Boko Haram insurgents, giving them no chance to occupy any territory as it was the case prior to his coming into office.

The president Stated thisthrough a press statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, on Sunday.

According to the President, his administration has been able to prevent the insurgents from invading and occupying Nigerian territories, saying Nigerians would witness an aggressive campaign to rout Boko Haram once and for all in the coming weeks.

While condemning the recent Boko Haram attack on Garkida community of Adamawa State, he assured that no part of Nigeria would be abandoned to their fate.

“These attacks on soft targets by terrorists are obvious signs of frustration because my administration has significantly weakened Boko Haram’s military capability to invade and hold Nigerian territory unchallenged.

“Our gallant forces deserve our appreciation for repelling the attackers but they must go beyond this point. They have our full support to go after the terrorists and have them pay a huge price. I want to assure the country that terrorists will continue to face the combined power of our military until they give up their mistaken ways.

“These occasional and episodic attacks on poor civilians by terrorists are mere propaganda efforts to portray them as strong in order to fool the public into believing that they haven’t been militarily weakened our gallant troops.’’

“Security will continue to be well funded despite the competing needs of social services. I appeal to Nigerians to continue to support our troops in their gallant efforts to protect the citizens and secure the country,’’ he concluded.

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