Bragging rights! GEJ says Gwoza’ll be free by Friday
President Goodluck Jonathan says the military will liberate Gwoza by Friday, neutralizing any attempt by the Boko Haram sect to disrupt the elections.
The president who stated this on Wednesday, when a group of international election monitors paid him a visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, added that after this is achieved, it would take government less than a week to clean up.
“We believe by tomorrow (Thursday) or latest Friday, we will be able to take over Gwoza. If we take over Gwoza it will not take us more than one week to clean up. Now Boko Haram is not in position to come out and disrupt elections,” Jonathan told his guests.
According to him, as at when the elections were postponed the terrorist sect was in three states: Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.
“They were holding territories, some local governments were completely under their control and invariably there were no government in those places…. In fact, if we had conducted elections on that February 14, they would have come up to disrupt elections in these five states and that would have made the presidential elections in these five states inconclusive”, he said.
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March 26, 2015 at 7:55 am
I still dont get how the Nigerian military is all of a sudden able to deal with Boko Haram, when we all knew they could since. Its clear them Jonah were using our lives to play politics. Why should I vote for this man?
March 26, 2015 at 8:34 am
SaturdAY will tell
March 26, 2015 at 9:57 am
story for the gods o!!!since morning they didnt deal with boko, na now dem know se dem fit take over……mtchewwww!!