Buhari : I’ll Exterminate Insurgents from Nigeria


Ibrahim Shuaibu in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened to deal squarely with insurgents wherever they are in the country, assuring that he would exterminate them.

He assured that his administration would ensure the continuous existence of Nigeria.

Speaking at the Emir of Katsina’s Palace during the beginning of his two-day official visit to the state on Monday, Buhari said the nation was embroiled in a civil war leading to colossal loss of lives and properties in the bid to ensure its unity.

“I always say the civil war was fought for the unity of Nigeria because then we don’t even discover oil let alone enjoying it. But two million people were killed”.

Buhari adding that “recently, some people who were not even born then are saying they want to divide Nigeria”.

He recalled that over two million Nigerians were killed during the 30 month of the Nigerian civil war which was fought to ensure unity of the nation.

“The way sahara is advancing, with Boko Haram, growing number of people and uncertainty over rainfall, in a land where we fought civil war leading to the death of about two million, for someone to just say he will chase us”.

He assured that his administration will do all that is possible to ensure the continuous existence of Nigeria as a peaceful and one united entity.

The President who admitted that he knows the difficulties Nigerians are passing through said government was doing everything possible to change the fortunes of the nation.

He urged Nigerians who have land to go and engage in farming “while those who don’t have should learn tra