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Sambisa won’t be a burden for Buhari  -Dasuki boasts



If the words of the National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) are anything to go by, then the incoming president, Muhammadu Buhari would not have to worry himself about how to dislodge the Boko Haram terrorists from the Sambisa Forest.

Dasuki said in a statement on Tuesday that the forest, which is a fortress of Boko Haram and one of their last remaining camps will be stormed and liberated before the May 29, 2015 presidential hand-over date.

He said the forest would have since been liberated but for the unfavourable weather condition prevailing in the area as all needed reconnaissance activity and necessary deployment of troops have been made for the operation.

“Every movement of the terrorists is being monitored and every necessary detail is being taken care of to rid the country of the last bastion of terrorists’ infestation”, Dasuki disclosed.

While appealing for a little more time to complete the routing of terrorists, Dasuki recalled that before elections were postponed in February, over 20 local governments were occupied by Boko Haram and that most Nigerians were pleasantly surprised that so much was achieved against insurgency within six weeks.

While commending President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the successful conduct of the 2015 round of elections, the security adviser however, noted that nobody pressured the President into conceding defeat in the presidential election.

“President Jonathan had already given his words to all the security and service chiefs before the election that he would abide by the decision of Nigerians. At the meeting, he also told them to perform their duties professionally during the polls.

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  1. tsalz eme

    April 15, 2015 at 3:52 pm

    we hope they speak the truth

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