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Boko Haram ‘We’ll defeat terrorists this year,’ Buhari vows

Buhari also expressed faith in the ability of the Multinational Joint Task Force to combat terrorism.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the reign of terror unleashed by Boko Haram will end in 2015.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

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Buhari also expressed faith in the ability of the Multinational Joint Task Force to combat terrorism.

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President Buhari

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The Nigerian President made the statement on Saturday, August 1, 2015, in Cotonou, Benin Republic during a security visit to the country.

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Boni Yayi of Benin Republic during a motorcade on Saturday, August 1, 2015 play

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Boni Yayi of Benin Republic during a motorcade on Saturday, August 1, 2015

 

Buhari said:

“And I assure you that we will defeat Boko Haram by the end of this year,” Buhari said in Cotonou where he had gone as the special guest of honor at the 55th independence anniversary of Benin Republic.”

“I am impressed by your concern and critical approaches by increasing your contributions to the multinational task force of the Lake Chad Commission. This is a great sacrifice on the part of Benin Republic.”

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Presidents Buhari and Yayi decorating security officials in Benin Republic

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Meanwhile, President of Benin Republic, Boni Yayi has promised to deploy 800 of the country’s soldiers to join the fight against Boko Haram.

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