President Muhammadu Buhari says the military will not spare any bandit or terrorist threatening the lives and property of innocent Nigerians.
Buhari made this known when he paid a visit to the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Thursday.
The Nigerian leader argued that his government will deal decisively with anyone destabilising the peace, security of the country.
A statement released by the Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, quoted President Buhari as saying that the country will ultimately defeat the forces of evil.
According to Adesina, Buhari commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto over the recent loss of lives and property as a result of outrageous attacks by bandits and other criminal gangs.
He said the President assured the people that he remains unrelenting in his resolve to put an end to heinous criminal activities in the state and other parts of the country.
Buhari wrote in the visitors’ register, “My condolences to the Sultanate, the government, and people of Sokoto State over the recent mindless killings by bandits and terrorists.
“Nigeria shall win the battle over evil.”
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, and the Sultan thanked the President for the show of sympathy, assuring him of continued support towards peace and stability in the country.