President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns Boko Haram’s Callous Bombings

February 25, 2015 3:32 am

Presidential spokesman just released this statement:

reversion to suicide bombing of soft targets, act of desperate sect facing extinction

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the reversion by the
terrorist group, Boko Haram to the callous bombing of soft targets in
parts of in the wake of the ongoing rapid recovery by gallant
Nigerian troops and their multinational allies of areas formerly
controlled by the sect. 

President Jonathan commiserates with all families who have lost loved
ones in the bombings which continued today with attacks on Kano and
Potiskum.

The President shares the grief of all the bereaved families and is deeply saddened by the
continued loss of many innocent lives at the hands of
misguided and desperate fanatics who are now feeling the heat of the
intense counter –insurgency operation by the Nigerian Armed Forces. The
President assures all Nigerians and the people of the North-Eastern
states in particular that the days of mourning victims of incessant
terrorist attacks in the country will soon be over as the tide has now
definitely turned against Boko Haram. 

President Jonathan further assures the people of Nigeria that the
gallant, courageous and patriotic officers and men of the Nigerian Armed
Forces, supported with new platforms, equipment and logistics provided
by the Federal Government will carry the ongoing operations against the
through to a successful conclusion in the shortest possible
time. 

He affirms that his administration will continue to take all necessary
action to guarantee the success of ongoing military operations against
the terrorist group and drastically reduce its ability to take and hold
territory or recruit, groom and brainwash young persons to undertake
suicide bombing attacks on soft targets. 

Reuben Abati Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) February 24, 2015

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