“According to Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Boko Haram insurgency has infringed on the sovereignty of Nigeria which increases the dire need to wipe out the sect.”
Authorities of the Nigerian Army have raised the alarm that the sovereignity of the country is being threatened.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, in message to troops fighting Boko Haram in the North East, declared that“the next few days will be crucial to Operation Lafiya Dole. It is also crucial to our country Nigeria. Our sovereignty as a nation is threatened.”
The full text of Lt-Gen Buratai’s statement reads:
“The next few days will be crucial to Op Lafiya Dole. It is also crucial to our country Nigeria. Our sovereignty as a nation is threatened. The Nigerian Army and indeed the military as the symbol of our nationhood is being challenged.
“Our ability to stand and defeat the Boko Haram terrorists in the next few weeks will determine the future of our country. We cannot afford to lose the fight.
“We are better trained and better equipped. The whole nation is behind us. Mr President is with us. Let us remain steadfast in this noble cause.
“Be courageous. We must degrade and defeat the terrorists. This job must be done. We must make our country men and women proud.”