Buratai Reveals Why Killings Have Been On The Increase In The North
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai today has expressed frustration as he admitted the challenge of recurring killings across the country, despite military might and efforts made to fight back.
He also attributed the spate of criminality in the country to the political class who lost in the general elections adding that the Military have strong evidence to verify this claim.
Buratai disclosed this while receiving the Chairman house on Army after laying wreaths for the fallen heroes in Maiduguri.
His Words as quoted by Daily Trust: “The threats by Boko Haram is quite real, they have been dealt with but they are still much around. In terms of their various soft target attacks on some military locations, the terrorists are on the run but because of the resilient nature of terrorism they always trying to score points to show that they are much around.”
”There are myriads of security challenges we are facing right now in the northwest, north-central and other parts of the country. I want to believe and rightly so that with the fall out of the just concluded general elections, there are politicians who saw their defeat as a means of revenge, sponsoring these criminal activities and even banditry, clashes between the farmers and herders.” ” In other words, there are strong political undertones and influences”, he added.