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Saturday, 24 December 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari says that the Nigerian military has finally defeated terrorist group, Boko Haram. The Nigerian leaders says that Boko Haram's supposed final major camp fell to to Federal Government forces on Friday 23 December 2016.

The president disclosed in a statement today:
"I want to use this opportunity to commend the determination, courage and resilience of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at finally entering and crushing the remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents at 'Camp Zero', which is located deep within the heart of Sambisa Forest.

"I was told by the Chief of Army Staff that the Camp fell at about 1:35pm on Friday, December 22, and that the terrorists are on the run, and no longer have a place to hide.

"This, no doubt, will go a long way in improving the security situation not only in the North East, but the country in general. But we must not let our guards down.

"Once more, congratulations to our troops and all who, in one way or the other, contributed to this most commendable and momentous effort. May the Almighty continue to be with you.

"I wish you a Merry Christmas and a most rewarding and peaceful Year 2017 ahead."
 
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