In Gombe Nigeriens urge elected president to sustain fight against insurgents

According to him, a lot of people in Niger, Nigeria and other countries are suffering as a result of the activities of insurgents.

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Citizens of Niger Republic residing in Gombe state, have called on whoever emerged president of the country, to sustain the collaborative effort in the fight against insurgents.

Speaking with a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Gombe, they said that the progress of Niger Republic, Nigeria and other neighboring countries depended on restoration of peace to the region.

They also admonished losers in Sunday’s general elections in the country, to exhibit spirit of good sportsmanship in defeat, while urging winners to be magnanimous in victory.

A Nigerien, Bala Buzu, said whoever would be elected president, should join hands with Nigeria and other countries in the fight against insurgent.

According to him, a lot of people in Niger, Nigeria and other countries are suffering as a result of the activities of insurgents.

He also called on the elected president to appreciate the contributions of Nigeriens in diaspora, particularly those in Nigeria

Malam Muhammadu Hassan also said that there was the need to intensify the fight against insurgents

He called on successful candidates to carry everybody along, irrespective of political differences for the progress of the country.

“We are praying for peaceful and success election in our country Niger and we are urging the elected president to lead with the fear of God,” he said.

He advised the people in the country to also support who ever emerged winner to enable him implement government policies.

Malam Inusa Abdullahi lamented that Gombe was not one of the designated voting centres, adding that a lot of Nigeriens in the town could not travel to Kano to vote

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