Buhari To Make First Foreign Trips To Chad, Niger Wednesday For Talks On Boko HaramFeatured, Latest News Monday, June 1st, 2015
By Niyi Adeyi – President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to travel for the first time, after his inauguration last Friday, this week to Chad and Niger for talks on how to finally quench bloody attack by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents in the country.
Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant For Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu explained Monday that the two-day journey which commences Wednesday would centre on security; especially to seek the cooperation of Nigeria’s neighbours, in ending the terrorists bloody attack that has claimed over 15,000 innocent lives since 2009 in the North East and Western part of Nigeria.
There have been series of attack since last Saturday, barely 24 hours after President Buhari’s inauguration in Abuja. Scores were killed while many were injured in the bomb explosions which occurred in Borno and Yobe States.
President Buhari who took a swipe on the insurgents in his inaugural address, last week announced that the insurgents Military Command in Abuja would be relocated to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
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