Nigeria military response to Boko haram not working..They should let us help more-US Commander

January 28, 2015 7:48 am

General David Rodriguez, head of US Africa Command, said the Islamists’
gains on the battlefield are cause for concern and “the number of people
displaced is just staggering.” Speaking at an event organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington think tank.

“I think it’s going to take a huge international and multinational
effort there to change a trajectory that continues to go in the wrong
direction,the Nigerian leadership and Nigerian military are going to
have to really improve their capacities to be able to handle that.”

Rodriguez said the Nigerian military’s response “was not working very
effectively and actually in some places made it worse.”: “I hope that
they let us help more and more.”

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