President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in the northwest will be defeated before the year 2021 ends.
Buhari made this known when speaking during the Juma’at Prayer for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the National Mosque.
The president who was represented by the Defence Minister, Major General Magashi Salihi called for prayers for the Armed Forces of Nigeria to enable them to end the war against insurgency.
He assured Nigerians that “this is a year of action and we will finish what we are doing.”
“What is happening in this country will soon be over. This year we will finish what we are doing; pray for us that we succeed,” Buhari said.
The president said that the nation will continue to remember the heroic duties of members of the Armed Forces and will continue to pray for the repose of the souls of those that paid the supreme price defending the integrity of the nation.
The President also assured that the welfare and comfort of the families of the fallen heroes, as well as those who are still alive will continue to get the priority of the government.